Nedumkayam (18 km from Nilambur town) is in the Nilambur reserve forest, in Malappuram district of Kerala. Nilambur is about 40 kilometres from Malappuram town. Visitors must get prior permission from the Forest Department to enter the forest zone.
As many as 12 elephants were trained during 1980s. ?Kusha' was the last elephant which was trained there.
Elephant mother with baby, Nedunkayam elephant camp 1988. Photos © Dan Koehl
DROWNED AT NEDUNGAYAM, 9TH, OCTOBER, 1938
AND I SHALL THEREUPON TAKE REST
ERE I BE GONE
ONCE MORE ON MY ADVENTURE BRAVE AND NEW