Lakshmi an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Mumbai Byculla Jijamata Udyan zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Lakshmi at Mumbai Byculla Jijamata Udyan zoo

Lakshmi
ID Number:Local id Number: Laxmi - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 61 years old
Management:Free contact
People killed:1
Location:Mumbai Byculla Jijamata Udyan zoo
ArrivalMumbai Byculla Jijamata Udyan zoo
from Sonepur Mela Haathi Bazaar (Harihar Kshetra Mela)
Born:* 1959 wild
Document updated2009-12-09: name
2010-03-28: killed a visitor
2011-03-18: Mankiller RE
2013-10-26: picture
2018-05-27: prev location, Bihar, alt spelling name
Remembering his father’s work at the zoo, Khan said, “When I was working as a labourer at the zoo, my father used to be ruthless with me if I didn’t do my work properly. I still remember when he got Laxmi from Bihar in 1990.

2010-03-28: Killed a trespasser who entered the elephant area.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Lakshmi, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Mumbai Byculla Jijamata Udyan zoo in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2323. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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