Junior Achuthan at Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Junior Achuthan at Guruvayur Devaswom  Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)

† Junior Achuthan
ID Number:
655 in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 39 years old
Dead date: 2017-06-07,
Death reason: unknown: collapsed and died
Location:Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
ArrivedGuruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
Born:1978 unknown
Document updated2018-03-03: dead
2018-03-10: death records
2018-05-06: KL nr, picture

Sources, among others

  • https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/in-other-news/250617/kerala-another-elephant-dies-in-captivity.html
  • https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/160118/kerala-temple-fests-kill-elephants-at-young-age.html
  • http://www.asiannature.org/sites/default/files/10%20TR%20Kerala-Captive%20elephants%20Welfare%20%26%20Management.pdf
  • 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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