Thechikottukavu Ramachandran at Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom

Thechikottukavu Ramachandran
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 54 years
Management:Free contact
Location:Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom
ArrivedThechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom
Born:1964 wild
Body height (m and feet): 3.17 meter, 10.4 feet
Document updated2010-11-12: height
2012-03-29: 2 cm taller
2013-03-14: mankiller
Origin: Bihar. The second heighest elepant in Kerala. Height-10.3ft. He is the winner of Cherai Pooram, Chakkumarassery pooram, Parkkadi pooram and Cheeram kulangara pooram for several years.

1999: he fought with Thiruvambadi Chandrashekharan and severely injured him.
2013-01-27: Killed three women after he ran amok at a temple festival in Perumbavoor on January 27.


Sources, among others

  • http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-03-12/india/37650497_1_devaswom-forest-officials-medical-report
  • height: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/Department-conducts-elephant-data-book-verification/articleshow/12448553.cms

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