Cheeran at Chadivayal elephant camp (Sadivayal)

Cheeran
Alternative name:Chearn
ID Number:Local id Number: 11 - 
30 in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 32 years old
Status:kumki
Management:Free contact
Location:Chadivayal elephant camp (Sadivayal)
ArrivedChadivayal elephant camp (Sadivayal) 2018-03-03
from Theppakadu elephant camp (Mudumalai)
Born:1986-07-10 captive-born in
Theppakadu elephant camp (Mudumalai)
Parents: x Bommi
Cheerans pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2018-05-03: transferred, kumki
2018-05-18: parentage
2018-04-04: Coimbatore: The forest department on Tuesday brought kumki elephants (trained) John, 27, and Cheran, 32, from Theppakadu Elephant Camp in the Nilgiris to the Chadivayal Elephant Camp here to prevent man-animal conflict

According to department personnel, Cheran was a captive born elephant, birthed by Bommi at Mudumalai on July 10th, 1896

Sources, among others

  • https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/coimbatore/kumki-elephants-john-cheran-arrive-to-protect-lives-crops-from-wild-cousins/articleshow/63602553.cms
  • https://simpli-city.in/news-detail.php?nid=25001
  • http://krishikosh.egranth.ac.in/bitstream/1/2056749/1/TNV-962.pdf
  • Database for Captive Elephants and their Mahouts in Tamil Nadu
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, N. Kalaivanan, N.S.Manoharan, R. Thirumurugan, S. Thangaraj Panneerslevam and N. Mohanraj, India

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