Kavitha (Kavitha) at K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)

† Kavitha (Kavitha)
ID Number:Local id Number: 3 - 
88 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 73 years old
Dead date: 2012-09-16
Death reason: unknown:
Location:K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)
ArrivedK Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)
from Unknown
Unknown 1977-00-00
from Kakanakote forest
Born:1939 wild in
Kakanakote forest
Capture: 1977,
Document updated2010-10-02:prev location
2016-12-09: DCEMK_nr
2010: took part in Vijayadasahami for seven times
2012-09-17: The elephant Kavita died yesterday at the K Gudi Camp in Biligiri Ranganatittu Wildlife Sanctuary, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Chief Wild Life Warden Dipal Sarmah told PTI. The elephant was not keeping well and was undergoing treatment for the past few months, he added

She had taken part in the famous Dasara festival celebrations on eight occasions

Sources, among others

  • http://www.business-standard.com/generalnews/news/dasara-elephant-kavita-is-dead/57628/
  • http://www.deccanherald.com/content/101531/second-batch-elephants-arrives-city.html
  • Database for Captive Elephants and their Mahouts in Karnataka
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, Shiela Rao, Suparna Ganguly and Rajendra Hasbhavi, India

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