Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Alamelu at Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)


 ☨ ♀ Alamelu  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 1996 years old (approximate age)
Origin
Born:* ~1956 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1972-11-23
Death
Dead: 1996
Death reason: unknown:
Offspring
Total: 2 babies
(Claimed offspring: 4)

1. Born 1976?
(dead † 2011-02-25)
Karthik Local id: 5

2. Born 1991-04-01
(dead † 1996-09-00)
Bhuvana
Locations
Present / last location:Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park), in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)
from Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
from Guindy Zoo (Deer Park and Childrens Park)
Guindy Zoo (Deer Park and Childrens Park)
from Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)

Document updated2010-04-09: new record
2018-05-18: prev location Guindy, death report
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Description

† Alamelu is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park), in India, 1996. (see detailed list).

Offspring


(Claimed offspring: 4)
  1. (M) 1976? -- † 2011-02-25 Karthik Local id: 5
  2. (F) 1991-04-01 -- † 1996-09-00 Bhuvana

Origin


Alamelu was born wild ~1956, captured 1972-11-23 .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Alamelu, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4313. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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