Thechikkottu Kavu Ramachandran at Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Thechikkottu Kavu Ramachandran at Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom

Thechikkottu Kavu Ramachandran
Alternative name:Thechikottukavu Ramachandran
ID Number:Chip id Number: 00065DC96D - Local id Number: 42 - 
552 in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 54 years old
Body height: 3.16 meter, 10.4 feet
Management:Free contact
People killed:3: Killed three women after he ran amok at a temple festival in Perumbavoor
Location:Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom
ArrivedThechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom
from Bihar unspecified location
Born:1964 wild
Document updated2010-11-12: height
2012-03-29: 2 cm taller
2013-03-14: mankiller
2018-05-17: Kerala nr
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.

The owner of the handsome Thechikkottukara Ramachandran, was paid Rs. 2.27 lakhs per day for the temple festival at Nenmara-Vallangi Vela.


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
  • http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-metroplus/trunk-full-of-jumbo-tales/article3195424.ece
  • http://www.keralaelephantsonline.com/2017/06/kerala-elephants-name-and-height.html
  • http://www.keralaelephantsonline.com/2018/03/most-popular-kerala-elephants-2018-top.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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