Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Vanaraja (Vanaraj) at Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo

♂ Vanaraja (Vanaraj)

Identification

Local id Number 1
Karnataka database90

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 53 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1968 wild
Birth place: in Bandipur National Park
Capture: 1978
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born Shiva

2. Born 1984-00-00 Vanitha (Vanita) Local id: 5

3. Born 2007-01-29 Vanashree Local id: 10
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo, in India

Date of arrival

Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
from Bannerghatta National Park

Bannerghatta National Park
from Bandipur National Park

Record history
History of updates2016-12-09: DCEMK_nr

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Vanaraja (Vanaraj) is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo, in India.

Vanaraja (Vanaraj) arrived Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo unknown date, relocated from Bannerghatta National Park, in India.

In Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo, Vanaraja (Vanaraj) lives together with 21 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 4. ♀ Baby born 1953
  2. ,   
  3. 5. ♀ Barkha born 1958
  4. ,   
  5. 6. ♂ Gajendra born 2009-08-03
  6. ,   
  7. 7. ♀ Gayathri born 1961
  8. ,   
  9. 8. ♀ Lilly born 1967
  10. ,   
  11. 9. ♀ Maya
  12. ,   
  13. 10. ♀ Munniya born 1973
  14. ,   
  15. 11. ♀ Rupa born 2008
  16. ,   
  17. 12. ♂ Samapath born 2014-02-00
  18. ,   
  19. 13. ♀ Sudha born 2020-08-17
  20. ,   
  21. 14. ♂ Sundar born 1999?
  22. ,   
  23. 15. ♀ Suvarna born 1990
  24. ,   
  25. 16. ♀ Tulsi born 2021-01-30
  26. ,   
  27. 17. ♀ unknown born 2016
  28. ,   
  29. 18. ♂ unknown born 2020-08-01
  30. ,   
  31. 19. ⚪ Unknown born 2015-06-20
  32. ,   
  33. 20. ♂ unknown born 2017-09-22
  34. ,   
  35. 21. ⚪ Unnamed born 2011-02-22
  36. ,   
  37. 22. ♀ Vanashree born 2007-01-29
  38. ,   
  39. 23. ♀ Vanitha (Vanita) born 1984-00-00
  40. ,   
  41. 24. ♀ Veda born 1999-02-02
  42. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


Total: 3 babies

  1. (F) Shiva
  2. (F) 1984-00-00 Vanitha (Vanita) Local id: 5
  3. (F) 2007-01-29 Vanashree Local id: 10

Origin


Vanaraja (Vanaraj) was born wild 1968 at Bandipur National Park, captured 1978 .


Comments / pictures

Karnataka database claim birth year 1962



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Vanaraja (Vanaraj), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4817. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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