Guruvayoor Adithyan at Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)

† Guruvayoor Adithyan
ID Number:Local id Number: 2 - 
637 in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ about 22 years old (approximate age) about 22 years old (approximate age)
Dead date: 2017,
Death reason: unknown: overworked
Location:Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
ArrivedGuruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
Born:~1995 wild
Document updated2018-03-10: death
2018-05-06: new record
the deaths of GuruvayoorAdithyan (22) and Thiruvambadi Unnikrishnan (47), was a case of overwork.
Dr Easa, Kerala Forest Research Institute

Sources, among others

  • https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/160118/kerala-temple-fests-kill-elephants-at-young-age.html
  • 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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