Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Mysore Zoo in India

♂ Abhi

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Alternative name: Abhimanyu, Ganesh


Local id Number 5
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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 20 years old
Management:Free contact

People killed:1: Harish (38)
Born:* 2004-11-00 captive-born
Birth place: in Mysore Zoo
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2017-07-21 Parvathi
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Mysore Zoo, in India

Date of arrival

2004-11-00Mysore Zoo
Record history
History of updates2021-12-16

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Abhi is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Mysore Zoo, in India.

Abhi arrived in 2004-11-00 to the Mysore Zoo,


Abhi lives together with 13 other elephants at the Mysore Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 2. ♀ Airavathi born 2003
  2. 3. ⚪ Drona born 2004
  3. 4. ♀ Gajalaxmi born 1980-00-00
  4. 5. ♀ Ishwarya born 2001
  5. 6. ♂ Jayaprakash
  6. 7. ♀ Kollegala born 2002
  7. 8. ♀ Lakshmi born 2008
  8. 9. ♂ Madesha born 2007-06-12
  9. 10. ♀ Padmavathi
  10. 11. ♀ Parvathi born 2017-07-21
  11. 12. ⚪ Raja born 2008
  12. 13. ♂ Rama born 1995
  13. 14. ♂ Richie born 1995


Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) 2017-07-21 Parvathi


Abhi was born captive-born 2004-11-00 at Mysore Zoo.

Comments / pictures

2008: K.T. Cariappa of Mysore on Saturday adopted Abhimanyu, a male elephant by remitting Rs. 1.2 lakh, which is the cost of maintaining an elephant in the zoo.

2020-08-07: A Mahout was trampled to death by an elephant in Mysuru zoo on Friday.

The victim, Harish (38), a resident of Lalithadripur near the city, was stamped by Abhi (elephant) on Friday afternoon.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Abhi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Mysore Zoo in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5136. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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