Sushila at Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve

Sushila
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 24 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve
ArrivedTadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve 2008-04-00
from Sironcha forest range divison
Born:1994 unknown
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. () 2008-12-00 -- † 2012-01-00 Gauri
  2. (M) 2013-02-14 -- † 2014-05-00 Ganesh
  3. (F) 2016-04-12 Nandini
Document updated2018-10-16: herpes carrier
“Sushila is said to be a carrier of Elephant endotheliotropic herpesviruses (EEHV) or or elephantid herpesvirus, which can cause a highly fatal haemorrhagic disease when transmitted to young Asian elephants

Sources, among others

  • http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/3030929.cms
  • https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com//articleshow/66229449.cms?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=TOIMobile

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