Giri an Asian elephant at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)


♂ Giri
Alternative name:Javalagiri

Identification

Tamil Nadu database+138? (N/A)

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ less than 12 years old (maximum age)
Status:musth
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* >2009 wild
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Capture: 2010? at Javalagiri range in Krishnagiri forest division, Dharmapuri district
Locations
Present / last location:Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
from Bombax elephant camp (Mudumalai)
Bombax elephant camp (Mudumalai) 2018-04-00
from Thekkampatti elephant rejuvenation camp
Thekkampatti elephant rejuvenation camp 2018-00-00
from Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)
Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park) 2010-03-00
from India unspecified location

Document updated2010-07-15: new record
2018-05-03: transferred Bombax, musth
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Giri is a living musth Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India.

Giri arrived Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) unknown date, relocated from Bombax elephant camp (Mudumalai), in India.

In Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), Giri lives together with 25 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Anna born ~1957
  2. ,
  3. Bhama born ~1949
  4. ,
  5. Bomman born <2000
  6. ,
  7. Cheeran born 1986-07-10
  8. ,
  9. Harini
  10. ,
  11. Indhak
  12. ,
  13. Indhar born ~1948
  14. ,
  15. Jambo born <1987
  16. ,
  17. John born >1992
  18. ,
  19. Kamatchi born ~1957
  20. ,
  21. Mudumalai born ~1965
  22. ,
  23. Murthy born 1962
  24. ,
  25. Sankan
  26. ,
  27. Santhosh born 1975-05-15
  28. ,
  29. Sentilvadivu born ~1976
  30. ,
  31. Shankar born ~1967
  32. ,
  33. Srinivas
  34. ,
  35. Sujai (twin) born 1971-05-20
  36. ,
  37. Sumangala born ~1989
  38. ,
  39. Udayan born 1998-11-24
  40. ,
  41. unknown born 2016
  42. ,
  43. unknown born 2000
  44. ,
  45. Vijay (twin) born 1971-05-20
  46. ,
  47. Wasim born 1971-01-31
  48. ,
  49. Wilson born 1988-04-16
  50. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Giri was born wild >2009 at India unspecified location, captured 2010? , captured at at Javalagiri range in Krishnagiri forest division, Dharmapuri district.


Comments / pictures

Javalagiri was abandoned when he was just three months old. The officials of Javalagiri range in Krishnagiri forest division decided not to take any chances with the calf and he landed in the zoo when he was six months old



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Giri, an Asian elephant at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5917. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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