Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Mariappan at Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)

♂ Mariappan



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Alternative name:Mariyappan

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 32 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1989 captive-born
Birth place: in Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)

Parents: x ♀ Sivakami
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai), in India

Date of arrival

2007-00-00Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
from Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)

Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)
from Samayapuram Sri Mariamman Temple

1996-00-00Samayapuram Sri Mariamman Temple
from Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)

Record history
History of updates2018-05-22: new record, mother

Latest document update2021-02-12 05:06:54
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Mariappan is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai), in India.

Mariappan arrived Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai) 2007-00-00, relocated from Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park), in India.

In Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai), Mariappan lives together with 20 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 1. ⚪ Abinaya born 2007
  2. ,   
  3. 2. ♂ Andal born 1950
  4. ,   
  5. 3. ♂ Barani born 1986-01-20
  6. ,   
  7. 4. ♂ Bullu
  8. ,   
  9. 5. ♀ Durga
  10. ,   
  11. 6. ♂ Kalim born 1969
  12. ,   
  13. 7. ♂ Kapil dev born 1983-05-05
  14. ,   
  15. 8. ♂ Raj vardhan born ~2002
  16. ,   
  17. 9. ♂ Ram born ~1972
  18. ,   
  19. 10. ♀ Saradha
  20. ,   
  21. 11. ♀ Selvi
  22. ,   
  23. 12. ♀ Sivakami born ~1951
  24. ,   
  25. 13. ♂ Surya born 1976
  26. ,   
  27. 14. ♀ Tamilan born 2009?
  28. ,   
  29. 15. ♀ unknown born ~2014
  30. ,   
  31. 16. ♂ unknown born 2010-04-00
  32. ,   
  33. 17. ♀ unknown born 2005-07-06
  34. ,   
  35. 18. ♀ Valli born ~1947
  36. ,   
  37. 19. ♀ Vijayalaksmi born ~1954
  38. ,   
  39. 20. ♂ Vikram born 1999
  40. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Mariappan was born captive-born 1989 at Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai).

Parentage


Parents of Mariappan are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Sivakami (mother).


Pedigree


Mariappans ancestral Pedigree:
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Comments / pictures

Marriappan was born in the tranquil surroundings of the Kozhikamudhi Elephant Camp located in the pristine forests better known as Top Slip in the Anamalai Tiger Reserve, near Pollachi, Tamil Nadu. ... His mother Sivagami would interact with wild elephants, and so there was the possibility that Marriappan’s father was a wild male. The two camp elephants, Kaleem and IG-1 could also have been his father especially IG-1 who was often seen with Sivagami.

1989: The elephant was born in captivity in the Anamalai Forest camp;

1996: sold to the temple when it was 7,5 years old



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Mariappan, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2801. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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