Iravatha an Asian elephant at Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Bahadur

 ☨ ♂ Iravatha  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
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Body height: 3.01 meter, 9.9 feet
Body weight: 5000.00 kg, 11000.00 lbs
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1952-07-00
Death reason: disease: meningitis
Present / last location:Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Bahadur, in India

Date of Arrival

1940-00-00Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Bahadur from Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV

Document updated2010-11-12: height and weight
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† Iravatha is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Bahadur, in India, disease in 1952-07-00, meningitis(see detailed list).


Iravatha was born wild .

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The Maharaja Jayachamaraja Wodeyar Bahadur had named him after Indras mount, the legendary white elephant.

1937 with a measured shoulder height at 301 cm and a body weight of 5,000 kg.

Cinematographer Mr. Osmond Borradaile who was in Mysore for making the above movie wrote the book Life through a lens, and there is a photograph of Irwatha at page 76 of this book.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Iravatha, an Asian at Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Bahadur in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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