Bhama an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Bhama at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)

Bhama
Alternative name:Bama
ID nr:Local id Number: 16 - 
35 in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 71 years old (approximate age)
Dentition:not visible
Management:Free contact
Location:Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
ArrivalTheppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) 1965-00-00
from Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai) 1963-08-01
from Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park
Born:* ~1949 wild
in Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park
Capture: 1963-08-01 ,
Offspring and year of birth:(Claimed offspring: 4 babies)
  1. () Mahesh
  2. (M) 1971-01-31 Wasim, Local nr: 10
  3. (F) 1988-04-30 -- † 2017-03-22 Rukku
  4. () 1999? -- † 1999 Bairavi
Document updated2010-08-30: new record
2018-05-04: tm nr
Had 4 offspring.

2007-07-31: Having attained the age of 60, “retired” on July 31.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Bhama, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5969. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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