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


♀ Kamatchi
Alternative name:Kamachi, Kamakshi
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 63 years old (approximate age)
Id numberLocal id Number: 17
36 in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu
Dentition:tushes
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* ~1957 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1960-10-20
Offspring
Total: 1 babies
(Claimed offspring: 5)

1. Born Indira
Locations
Present / last location:Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India

Date of Arrival


Document updated2018-05-04: new record
2018-05-19: alt name
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Description

Location


Kamatchi is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India.

Kamatchi arrived in Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) unknown date, relocated from , in .

In Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), Kamatchi lives together with 23 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

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

Offspring


(Claimed offspring: 5)
  1. (F) Indira

Origin


Kamatchi was born wild ~1957, captured 1960-10-20 .


Comments / pictures

1986-1989: two case of stillborn birth were observed from female Kamachi during 1986 and 1989



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Kamatchi, an Asian at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6054. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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