Sudarshini at Bandhavgarh elephant camp (Bathan)

† Sudarshini
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2015-01-29,
Death reason: maternal death:
Location:Bandhavgarh elephant camp (Bathan)
ArrivedBandhavgarh elephant camp (Bathan)
Born: captive-born in
Bandhavgarh elephant camp (Bathan)
Parents: Gautam x
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (unknown) 2013-00-00 unknown
  2. (unknown) 2015-01-29 -- † 2015-01-29 stillbirth
Sudarshinis pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2018-05-27: new record
Badhaini, Sundargaj, Vanraj, Siddhnath, Sudarshini and Ashtam are the few elephants that were born here. Gautam sire them all.

2013: delivered a calf in 2013

2015-02-02: On Thursday, the female elephant Sudarshini died while giving birth to a premature calf at the Bandhavgarh tiger reserve. The veterinarians were not expecting a pregnancy as the elephant had delivered a calf in 2013.

Sources, among others

  • https://www.hindustantimes.com/bhopal/2-elephant-deaths-in-tiger-reserves-in-mp-set-alarm-bells-ringing/story-gtEim5DasNnJod1wCbqntK.html

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