Andal at Renganathar Swamy temple

Andal
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 67 years
Status:sick
Management:Free contact
Location:Renganathar Swamy temple
ArrivedRenganathar Swamy temple
from Mudumalai Theppakadu elephant camp
Mudumalai Theppakadu elephant camp 2009-01-28
from Koodalagar Azhagar Kovil (Alagar temple)
Born:1950 unknown
Document updated2011-12-13: present location added
The 58-year-old Andal, an elephant of Madurai Kallalagar Temple, was taken to the camp in the Nilgiris for treatment on January 28, where it was detected that he was affected by Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)

Sources, among others

  • http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Chennai/HC-asks-govt-to-shift-elephant-affected-by-TB-from-Nilgiris/articleshow/4493062.cms
  • http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/Temple-elephants-set-off-for-sojourn-in-Mudumalai/articleshow/11088763.cms

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