Muruthanjai (Mruthinjai)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Bandipur forest camp (BEC) in India

♂ Muruthanjai (Mruthinjai)


Local id Number 9
Karnataka database9


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 19 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 2005 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Bandipur forest camp (BEC), in India

Date of arrival

2004-00-00Bandipur forest camp (BEC)
Record history
History of updates2018-05-07

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Muruthanjai (Mruthinjai) is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Bandipur forest camp (BEC), in India.

Muruthanjai (Mruthinjai) arrived in 2004-00-00 to the Bandipur forest camp (BEC),


Muruthanjai (Mruthinjai) lives together with 10 other elephants at the Bandipur forest camp (BEC):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♂ Bhatra born 2007
  2. 2. ♂ Hamsaraja born 2003
  3. 3. ♂ Krishna born 2006
  4. 4. ♂ Manikandan (Manikanta) born 2006
  5. 5. ♀ Padmaja born 2003
  6. 6. ♂ Pritiviraj born 2001
  7. 7. ♂ Rajendra born 2003
  8. 8. ⚪ unknown
  9. 9. ⚪ unknown
  10. 10. ⚪ unknown


Muruthanjai (Mruthinjai) was born wild 2005.

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Orphan calf (rescued from wild)

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Muruthanjai (Mruthinjai), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Bandipur forest camp (BEC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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