Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
noname (wild) at Begur forest (Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary)

 ☨ ♂ noname (wild)  

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Born:* 2012 wild
Birth place: in Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
Dead: 2014-09-00
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Present / last location:Begur forest (Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary), in India

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Begur forest (Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary)

Document updated2018-11-30: new record, death report
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† noname (wild) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Begur forest (Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary), in India, from disease 2014-09-00. Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus. (see detailed list).


noname (wild) was born wild 2012 at Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary.

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2014-09-14: The carcass of the two-year-old male elephant was spotted at Chinnadi forest under the Begur range of the North Wayanad Forest Division.

The calf was infected with Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpes Virus (EEHV), a virus evolved in Asiatic Elephants, Arun Zachariah, Assistant Professor, Centre for Wildlife Studies, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Science University, told The Hindu after a viral genome analysis of the sample collected from the animal.

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