Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Hamsa Raj at Kerala unspecified location


 ☨ ♂ Hamsa Raj  

Identification

Chip id Number 000658FFC7
Local id Number 566
Kerala database nr83

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 65 years old
Origin
Born:* 1952 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2017
Death reason: disease: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
Locations
Present / last location:Kerala unspecified location, in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Kerala unspecified location

Document updated2018-03-11: new
2018-03-19: Kerala DCEK Nr
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Description

† Hamsa Raj is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Kerala unspecified location, in India, from disease 2017. Official death reason described as Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?. (see detailed list).

Origin


Hamsa Raj was born wild 1952.


Comments / pictures

The only two elephants whose deaths were not linked to festivals were the oldest elephants; Hansraj (65), and Kannamkulangara Sasi (75). At death, they were more skeleton than flesh, a clear hint that they died of hunger and some mysterious disease.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Hamsa Raj, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kerala unspecified location in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5525. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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