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

♀ Padmaja


Local id Number 8
Karnataka database8


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 2003 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Bandipur forest camp (BEC), in India

Date of arrival

Bandipur forest camp (BEC)
from Moolehole forest

Record history
History of updates2018-05-07

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

Padmaja arrived to the Bandipur forest camp (BEC) unknown date, relocated from the Moolehole forest, in India.


Padmaja 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. ♂ Muruthanjai (Mruthinjai) born 2005
  6. 6. ♂ Pritiviraj born 2001
  7. 7. ♂ Rajendra born 2003
  8. 8. ⚪ unknown
  9. 9. ⚪ unknown
  10. 10. ⚪ unknown


Padmaja was born wild 2003.

Comments / pictures

Orphan calf (rescued from wild)

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Padmaja, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Bandipur forest camp (BEC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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