Kavitha (Kavitha)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi) in India

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Kavitha (Kavitha)  dead elephant


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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 73 years old
Born:* 1939 wild
Birth place: in Kakanakote forest
Capture: 1977
Dead: 2012-09-16
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi), in India

Date of arrival

K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)
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from Kakanakote forest

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History of updates2010-10-02:prev location
2016-12-09: DCEMK_nr

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Kavitha (Kavitha) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2012-09-16 at K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi), in India, .


Kavitha (Kavitha) was born wild 1939 at Kakanakote forest, captured 1977 .

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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

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Koehl, Dan, (2023). Kavitha (Kavitha), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6195. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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