Bandipur forest camp (BEC) in India

Bandipur forest camp (BEC)

Address Bandipur National Park
Region Karnataka
Country India


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Elephant department

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Record history
History of updates2018-05-07

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Bandipur forest camp (BEC), located at Bandipur National Park, India .

Living elephants

At the Bandipur forest camp (BEC) lives 11 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Bhatra born 2007
  2. Hamsaraja born 2003
  3. Krishna born 2006
  4. Manikandan (Manikanta) born 2006
  5. Muruthanjai (Mruthinjai) born 2005
  6. Padmaja born 2003
  7. Pritiviraj born 2001
  8. Rajendra born 2003
  9. unknown
  10. unknown
  11. unknown

Comments / picturesEstablished by the Maharajah of Mysore.

2013-03-10: Following drought and drying up of all the tanks and waterholes in and around Bandipur elephants were made to starve and this made the officials this year to shift the camp to Mulehole area\'s Ramapur camp where still lot of greenery and waterholes exist . .. Now only three elephants Jaiprakash, Kanti and and Chaitra are being left at Bandipur to look after the seven year old wild Tusker which is being treated for it\'s wounds sustained in an attack by a tiger recently . 2

References for records about Bandipur forest camp (BEC)

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2024). Bandipur forest camp (BEC), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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