Kethan an Asian elephant at Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)


♂ Kethan
Alternative name:Kyata
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 22 years old
Id numberLocal id Number: 27
63 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka
Management:Free contact

People killed:1: crushed his mahout Bora, 2008
Origin
Born:* 1999 wild
Birth place:
Locations
Present / last location:Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole), in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2008-11-00Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole)

Document updated2012-07-02: new record
2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
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Location


Kethan is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole), in India.

Kethan arrived in Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole) 2008-11-00,

In Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole), Kethan lives together with 13 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Asoka
  2. ,
  3. Bharatha
  4. ,
  5. Ganesha
  6. ,
  7. Ganga
  8. ,
  9. Gopala Krishana
  10. ,
  11. Raja born >1947
  12. ,
  13. Ravi
  14. ,
  15. Sekar born 1971
  16. ,
  17. Somasekar
  18. ,
  19. Surya born 1961
  20. ,
  21. unknown name born 2003
  22. ,
  23. Vishnu
  24. ,
  25. Zoo -Laxman born 1971
  26. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Kethan was born wild 1999.


Comments / pictures

2008: November: crushed his mahout Bora to death



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Kethan, an Asian at Murkal elephant camp (Nagarhole) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4356. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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