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

 ☨ ♂ Aranya  
Aranya and Moterani
Aranya and Moterani



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Born:* 2009 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 2009 near Jaldhaka river
Dead: 2009-08-15
Death reason: disease: enteritis, kidney problems
Present / last location:Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana), in India

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

Document updated2009-08-18: Text, image
2018-05-22: capture
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† Aranya is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana), in India, from disease 2009-08-15. Official death reason described as enteritis, kidney problems. (see detailed list).


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.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Aranya, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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