Thechikkottu Kavu Ramachandran an Asian elephant at Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom

♂ Thechikkottu Kavu Ramachandran

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Alternative name:Thechikottukavu Ramachandran
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 56 years old
Id numberChip id Number; 00065DC96D
Local id Number: 42
552 in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala
Body height: 3.16 meter, 10.4 feet
Management:Free contact

People killed:3: Killed three women after he ran amok at a temple festival in Perumbavoor
Born:* 1964 wild
Birth place:
Present / last location:Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom, in India

Date of Arrival

Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom from Bihar unspecified location
Bihar unspecified location
from unknown

Document updated2010-11-12: height
2012-03-29: 2 cm taller
2013-03-14: mankiller
2018-05-17: Kerala nr
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Thechikkottu Kavu Ramachandran is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom, in India.

Thechikkottu Kavu Ramachandran arrived in Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom unknown date, relocated from Bihar unspecified location, in India.

In Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom, Thechikkottu Kavu Ramachandran lives together with 1 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Thechikkottu Kavu Devidasan born ~1990
  2. , (see detailed list).


Thechikkottu Kavu Ramachandran was born wild 1964.

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Origin: Bihar. The second heighest elepant in Kerala. Height-10.3ft. He is the winner of Cherai Pooram, Chakkumarassery pooram, Parkkadi pooram and Cheeram kulangara pooram for several years.

1999: he fought with Thiruvambadi Chandrashekharan and severely injured him.
2013-01-27: Killed three women after he ran amok at a temple festival in Perumbavoor on January 27.

The owner of the handsome Thechikkottukara Ramachandran, was paid Rs. 2.27 lakhs per day for the temple festival at Nenmara-Vallangi Vela.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Thechikkottu Kavu Ramachandran, an Asian at Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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