Giri an Asian elephant at Bombax elephant camp (Mudumalai)


♂ Giri
Alternative name:Javalagiri
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ less than 11 years old (maximum age)
Id number
+138? (N/A) in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu
Status:musth
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* >2009 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 2010? at Javalagiri range in Krishnagiri forest division, Dharmapuri district
Locations
Present / last location:Bombax elephant camp (Mudumalai), in India

Date of Arrival

2018-04-00Bombax elephant camp (Mudumalai)
from Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) 2018-04-00
from Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)

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

Giri arrived in Bombax elephant camp (Mudumalai) 2018-04-00, relocated from Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India.

In Bombax elephant camp (Mudumalai), Giri lives together with 1 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Chinna Komban born ~2000
  2. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Giri was born wild >2009, 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, (2020). Giri, an Asian at Bombax elephant camp (Mudumalai) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5917. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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