Vijaya at K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Vijaya at K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)

Vijaya
ID Number:Local id Number: 15 - 
29 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 57 years old
Body weight: 2770.00 kg, 6094.00 lbs
Management:Free contact
Location:K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)
ArrivedK Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)
from Dubare elephant camp
Dubare elephant camp 1963-00-00
from Dubare forest
Dubare forest
from Nagarhole National Park
Born:1961 wild in
Nagarhole National Park
Capture: 1963, Dubare forest
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2014? Karthik
Document updated2012-09-04: age
2016-12-10: DCEMK_nr
2018-04-25: offspring: Karthik?
2018-04-30: text
2018-11-01: weight
1963: Captured in Dubare forest area during 1963.

2012: Vijaya was accompanied by her mahout Boja and kavadi (mahouts assistant) Putta at the annual Mysore Dasara.

2014-07-24: Vijaya, the cow-elephant camping at the Dubare Elephant Camp of the Forest Department near here has given birth to a female calf recently. Vijaya, aged 56 years, has so far given birth to 12 calves

2017: Karthik is the offspring of Vijaya (40), who was captured in Kattepura reserve forest in 1998. Vijaya, a Dasara elephant, was known to be gentle.

K Gudi Elephant Camp

Mahout Bhojappa and Kavadi Doreyappa.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.deccanherald.com/content/277200/gajapayana-begins-amid-fanfare.html
  • http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-karnataka/article2587614.ece
  • http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/2017/may/06/two-mahouts-killed-due-to-elephants-liquor-aversion-in-karnataka-1601627.html
  • https://www.coorg.com/dasara-jumbo-vijaya-delivers-female-calf/
  • https://www.newskarnataka.com/mysore/newbies-get-ready-to-walk-with-veteran-jumbos-this-dasara
  • https://www.karnataka.com/mysore/dasara-elephants/
  • 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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