Koshi Tappu Hattisar (KTWR) in Nepal

Koshi Tappu Hattisar (KTWR)

Address Koshi Tappu Wildlife Camp
Place Rajbiraj
Province Province No. 2
Region Terai, southeastern Nepal
Country Nepal


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Koshi Tappu Hattisar (KTWR), located at Koshi Tappu Wildlife Camp, in Rajbiraj, Nepal .

Living elephants

At the Koshi Tappu Hattisar (KTWR) lives 15 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Aishwarya Kali
  2. Damak Kali
  3. Dipendra Kali
  4. Gyanendra Prasad born 1981
  5. Kusaha Kali born 2019
  6. Loktantra Kali born 2006-11-26
  7. Manju Kali
  8. Nirajan Prasad born 1981
  9. Rup Kali
  10. Saraswati Kali born 2003?
  11. Shova Kali
  12. Tribhuvan Kali
  13. unknown
  14. unknown born 2019-11-13
  15. Unnamed born 2022-08-28

Comments / picturesKoshi Tappu is located east of Chitwan National Park.

Of the 10 captive elephants for this reserve for protection and tourism activities, 5 elephants are in KTWR and 5 are kept in CNP on deputation.


Many of the births at Koshi Tappu elephant camp have come from Ganesha, a domesticated bull released into the wild upon his owners death, regularly visiting the camp, he had sired seven calves as of 1988.

References for records about Koshi Tappu Hattisar (KTWR)

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2024). Koshi Tappu Hattisar (KTWR), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=236. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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