Nandilath Gopalakrishnan at Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)

† Nandilath Gopalakrishnan
ID Number:
702+ (N/A) in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 28 years old
Dead date: 2006-01-07, at the elephant yard of Paramekkavu Devaswom at Padukkad, near Thrissur
Death reason: disease: impaction of the colon Erandakettu and pneumonia
Location:Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
ArrivedGuruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
Born:1978 unknown
Document updated2012-07-02: new record
2018-05-06: death report
According to the elephant experts Radhakrishnan Kaimal and Giridas, the animal had been under treatment for Erandakettu (impaction of the colon) for the last 20 days. It also had pneumonia.

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