Dubare Elephant Camp

First batch of Dasara elephants likely to arrive around Aug. 20

The annual ritual of selecting Dasara elephants is on and the Forest Department officials are going to different elephant camps in Mysore and Coorg to prepare a preliminary list of elephants that are eligible to participate in the grand event. An initial list of 14 elephants has been prepared. Read More

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Elephant resists shifting to Chhattisgarh: Breaks chains, jumps off truck at Dubare

The grand plan of the Forest Department officials to shift six tamed elephants from Dubare and Mathigodu elephant camps in Kodagu to capture wild elephants at Chhattisgarh met with stiff opposition from one of the elephants. Read More

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International Coffee Day celebrated at Dubare

International Coffee day which falls every year on 1st Oct was celebrated in Coorg, yesterday. According to report in TOI, coffee was served to tourists at Dubare Elephant Camp. The
Deputy Commissioner R V D’Souza inaugurated the coffee show. Madikeri District Forest Officer Edukondalu was also present. Read More

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DASARA JUMBO VIJAYA DELIVERS FEMALE CALF

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. This calf is healthy, measuring about 30 kgs. Read More

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Tourists jump into the river to escape Chandru’s warth

A Tusker at Dubare. Image: By Dilli2040 via Wikimedia Commons
A joyride turned into nightmare when Chandru, one of the elephants at Dubare went beserk and attacked the boat and raft on which the tourists  were enjoying their ride. The scared tourists jumped into the river, local swimmers rescued the tourists from drowning.
Other elephants from the camp were bought to calm Chandru. Read More

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