Kethan an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)

Alternative name:Kyata
ID Number:Local id Number: 27 - 
63 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 21 years old
Management:Free contact
People killed:1: crushed his mahout Bora, 2008
Location:Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)
ArrivalMurkal elephant camp (Nagarhole) 2008-11-00
Born:* 1999 wild
Document updated2012-07-02: new record
2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
2008: November: crushed his mahout Bora to death

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Kethan, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Database for Captive Elephants and their Mahouts in Karnataka
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, Shiela Rao, Suparna Ganguly and Rajendra Hasbhavi, India
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