Indrajith at Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve (Pathanamthitta)

† Indrajith
ID Number:Chip id Number: 00065EB8C4 - Local id Number: 702 - 
384 in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
Dead date: 2016-02-24
Death reason: anesthesia: died a day after anesthesia
Location:Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve (Pathanamthitta)
ArrivedKonni Elephant Kraal Reserve (Pathanamthitta) 2014-00-00
from T.R. Raghulal
Document updated2018-03-18: dead, Kerala DCEK Nr
A 16-year-old captive elephant, Indrajith, that had shown signs of musth from Monday died at the elephant camp run by the Forest Department at Konni on Wednesday. ... A businessman in Thrissur donated Indrajith to the Kerala Forest Department in 2014, and the elephant was brought to Konni later. The businessman handed over the animal to the Forest Department as it reportedly failed to cooperate with the mahouts.

Sources, among others

  • Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, E.K. Easwaran, T.S. Rajeev, Marshal.C.Radhakrishnan, S. R. Sujata and Nibha Namboodiri , India

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