Shankar (Nandan) at Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp

Shankar (Nandan)
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:unknown
People killed:2
Location:Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp
ArrivedChandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp 2010-10-25
from Nandankanan Zoo
Nandankanan Zoo 2000-00-00
from Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp
Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp 1998-00-00
from Nandankanan Zoo
Born:0 unknown
Document updated2012-11-09: mankiller again.
1997: Killed a mahout at Telkoi in Keonjhar district.
2012-09: Shankar attacked another mahout in September, who had a narrow escape.
2012-11-09: Dilip Rabha (52), who was training 20-year-old elephant Shankar for the past two years, was pulled down from the animals back and trampled to death while it was being taken for a bath.

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