Hiranya (Kalpana) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Aane Mane Foundation base camp

Hiranya (Kalpana)
ID Number:Local id Number: 1 - 
113 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 44 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Aane Mane Foundation base camp
ArrivalAane Mane Foundation base camp 2002-03-00
Born:* 1976 unknown
Document updated2012-07-02:alt name
2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
Claimed to be captive-born in 1976 in Arunachal Pradesh, while Karnataka claim birth year was 1983.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Hiranya (Kalpana), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Aane Mane Foundation base camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4357. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Prajna Chowta, Aane Mane Foundation
  • 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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