Mathigodu elephant Camp in India

Mathigodu elephant Camp
Local nameThithimathi
Typecamp
AddressMathigodu
PlaceThithimathi
DistrictKodagu district
StateKarnataka
CountryIndia

DirectorsD Mahesh Kumar

VeterinariansDr Mujeeb Rehman
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Mathigodu elephant Camp is located in Thithimathi, Kodagu (also known as by its former name Coorg), an administrative district in the Karnataka state of India.

2013-04: this year all the waterholes have gone dry in Mattigodu elephant camp.

2013-04-20: There are 17 elephants in the camp: They are 53-year-old Balaram which had carried howdah 13 times during Dasara celebrations, Rajesh (48), Rajendra (46), Krishna (46), Abhimanyu (44), Somashekar (42), Asoka (40), Shekhar (39), Ravi (34), Ganesh (27), Gopalakrishna (27), Khyatha (10), Bheema (10), Srinivas (7), Chamundi (14), Thunga (10), and another one-year-old calf.

2017-2018: 3 elephants sent to Jharkand.

2018-04: 5 elephants sent to West Bengal.

2018: Kabini (6) and Nakula (9) sent to Dudhwa, which left 27 elephants at the camp.

2020-10-14: Rajendra died.

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Mathigodu elephant Camp, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), (available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=80). (archived at the Wayback machine)

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2016-11-23Mathigodu elephant camp faces water, fodder shortage - Elephant News
Demand for karnataka elephants from other states, 12 to sent to uttarakhand - Elephant News
2020-09-10Forest department begins selection process of dasara elephants - Elephant News
2020-10-08Howdah elephant rehearses with 350-kg sand bags - Elephant News
Tamed elephant rajendra dies after being attacked by wild elephant in kodagu's mathigodu elephant camp - Elephant News


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