Krishna an Asian elephant at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)


 ☨ ♂ Krishna  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ about 2016 years old (approximate age)
Id number
138? (N/A) in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu
Origin
Born:* ~2006 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 2016
Death
Dead date: 2016-11-00
Death reason: disease: bacterial infection, possibly Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis))?
Locations
Present / last location:Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India

Date of Arrival

2013-08-28Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
from Tiruvannamalai district

Document updated2018-05-03: new record, deadth, TB?
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† Krishna is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India, disease in 2016-11-00, bacterial infection, possibly Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis))?(see detailed list).

Origin


Krishna was born wild ~2006, captured 2016 .


Comments / pictures

2016:12: Bharati and two other elephants, Krishna and Narmada, were part of a six-member elephant herd captured by Forest Department officials from Tiruvannamalai after repeated incidents of straying into villages and damaging crops. Krishna had died of diarrhoea in November this year....While a male tusker and two female elephants of the herd were sent to Topslip, Krishna and Bharathi, then calves, were brought to Theppakkadu along with female elephant Narmada



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Krishna, an Asian at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11200. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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    Categories2016 deaths | ~200 births | 2016 captures | Elephants from Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) | India | Asian elephants



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