Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana) in India

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Aranya  dead elephant
Aranya and Moterani
Aranya and Moterani



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Born:* 2009 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 2009 near Jaldhaka river
Dead: 2009-08-15
Death reason: disease: enteritis, kidney problems
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana), in India

Date of arrival

Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana)
from Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)

Record history
History of updates2009-08-18: Text, image
2018-05-22: capture

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† Aranya is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2009-08-15 at Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana), in India, . Official death reason described as enteritis, kidney problems.


Aranya was born wild 2009, captured 2009 , captured at near Jaldhaka river.

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According to officials, the baby elephant, believed to be separated from its herd, was unfed and sick when it was first spotted near a riverside. Aranya was rescued by the wildlife workers from near Jaldhaka river in northern part of the state.

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Koehl, Dan, (2023). Aranya, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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