Vanaraja (Vanaraj) an Asian elephant at Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo


♂ Vanaraja (Vanaraj)
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 53 years old
Id numberLocal id Number: 1
90 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka
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
Present / last location:Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo, in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
from Bannerghatta National Park
Bannerghatta National Park
from Bandipur National Park

Document updated2016-12-09: DCEMK_nr
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Vanaraja (Vanaraj) is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo, in India.

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

In Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo, Vanaraja (Vanaraj) lives together with 22 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Baby born 1953
  2. ,
  3. Barkha born 1958
  4. ,
  5. Gajendra born 2009-08-03
  6. ,
  7. Gayathri born 1961
  8. ,
  9. Lilly born 1967
  10. ,
  11. Maya
  12. ,
  13. Munniya born 1973
  14. ,
  15. Nisarga born 2003-11-22
  16. ,
  17. Rupa born 2008
  18. ,
  19. Samapath born 2014-02-00
  20. ,
  21. Sudha born 2020-08-17
  22. ,
  23. Sundar born 1999?
  24. ,
  25. Suvarna born 1990
  26. ,
  27. Tulsi born 2021-01-30
  28. ,
  29. unknown born 2016
  30. ,
  31. unknown born 2020-08-01
  32. ,
  33. Unknown born 2015-06-20
  34. ,
  35. unknown born 2017-09-22
  36. ,
  37. Unnamed born 2011-02-22
  38. ,
  39. Vanashree born 2007-01-29
  40. ,
  41. Vanitha (Vanita) born 1984-00-00
  42. ,
  43. Veda born 1999-02-02
  44. , (see detailed list).

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, (2020). Vanaraja (Vanaraj), an Asian at Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 February 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4817. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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