Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Kalyani at Perur Patteeswaraswamy temple

♀ Kalyani


Local id Number 35
Tamil Nadu database125


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 30 years old
Incisivesleft tusk
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1991 captive-born
Birth place: in Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
Present / last location:Perur Patteeswaraswamy temple, in India

Date of Arrival
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1996-00-00Perur Patteeswaraswamy temple
from Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)

Document updated2018-05-04: new record
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Kalyani is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Perur Patteeswaraswamy temple, in India.

Kalyani arrived Perur Patteeswaraswamy temple 1996-00-00, relocated from Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India.

In Perur Patteeswaraswamy temple, Kalyani lives as single living elephant at this location (see detailed list).


Kalyani was born captive-born 1991 at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC).

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2011: The elephant belonging to the Perur Arulmigu Patteeswara Swamy Udanamar Pachainayaki Amman Temple, Kalyani (20), left for a 48-day rejuvenation camp at the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve in the Nilgiris district early on Tuesday. It will be a homecoming for Kalyani who was born in 1991 at Mudumalai. She came to Perur in 1996 at the age of five.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kalyani, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Perur Patteeswaraswamy temple in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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