Srirama an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)

☨ Srirama
ID Number:Local id Number: 1 - 
87 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 61 years old
Dead date: 2015-03-17
Death reason: killed: injuries after fight with Gajendra
Location:K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)
ArrivalK Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)
Born:* 1954 wild
Document updated2016-12-09: DCEMK_nr
2017-03-25: dead
2010: took part in Vijayadasahami for seven times
2015: Dasara elephant Srirama, who was attacked by Gajendra, the elephant which had killed his keeper (kavadi) on Sunday—succumbed to injuries at K Gudi located in Biligiriranga Temple (BRT) Tiger Reserve on Monday. ­

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Srirama, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6196. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • 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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