Vadakkan Paravoor Kannankulangara Sasi at Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB)

Vadakkan Paravoor Kannankulangara Sasi
ID Number:Chip id Number: 0006590011 - Local id Number: 111 - 
600 in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact
Location:Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB)
ArrivedTravancore Devaswom Board (TDB)
Document updated2018-03-11: new
2018-03-19: Kerala DCEK Nr
The only two elephants whose deaths were not linked to festivals were the oldest elephants; Hansraj (65), and Kannamkulangara Sasi (75). At death, they were more skeleton than flesh, a clear hint that they died of hunger and some mysterious disease. ("Hansraj" is Hamsa Raj)

Sources, among others

  • Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, E.K. Easwaran, T.S. Rajeev, Marshal.C.Radhakrishnan, S. R. Sujata and Nibha Namboodiri , India

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