Dubare Elephant Camp

Unchain and release Kusha: Maneka Gandhi

Pressure is mounting on the Karnataka Forest Department to release elephant Kusha who has been recaptured from the wild after it strayed from Dubare Elephant Camp in Kodagu. Read More

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Tusker Kusha put into Kraal at Dubare Camp

Kusha, the 27-year-old male elephant that went missing from Dubare Elephant Camp in Kodagu district, has been put in Kraal now. Kraal is a wooden log enclosure into which elephants are driven to be tamed and Dubare Camp has many such Kraals. Read More

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Tusker Kusha captured near Dubare

Tied to a tree at Meenukolli, elephant sheds tears and continuously trumpets for mate.
Kusha, the male elephant that went missing from Dubare Elephant Camp in Kodagu District, has finally been caught by the Forest Department on Tuesday. The tamed elephant ventured into the forests one-and-a-half years ago in search of a mate and had not returned. Read More

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Tusker Kusha in no mood to return to Dubare camp

A male wild elephant always travels in search of its mate. He will jump from one herd of female elephants to another until he finds a female willing to mate. After a bull elephant has mated with a female, he will stay with the female and guard her from other males.
Sometimes, bull elephants are known to travel great distances in search of a partner and may not come back to its original place. Read More

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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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