Arjun at Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)

† Arjun
ID Number:Local id Number: 5 - 
640 in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 20 years old
Dead date: 2012-07-20,
Death reason: disease: toxaemia
Location:Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
ArrivedGuruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota) 1998-00-00
Born:1992 unknown
Document updated2012-07-24: dead
2018-05-06: Kerala nr
The death caused due to traumatic degenerative suppurative osteoarthritis, said veterinary experts. "The elephant died due to toxaemia or due to infected injuries, if said in simple words.

Sources, among others

  • http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-07-20/thiruvananthapuram/32763227_1_elephant-sanctuary-arjun-tusker
  • 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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