Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Sauraha elephant breeding centre in Nepal

dead elephant ☨ ⚪ Airawat  dead elephant
Alternative name: Airavat, Yerawat


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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:unknown
Born:* unknown
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Imported:1985 by Sauraha elephant breeding centre
Dead: 2007-08-21
Death reason: disease: Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
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Present / last location:Sauraha elephant breeding centre, in Nepal

Date of arrival

1986-00-00Sauraha elephant breeding centre
from India unspecified location

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History of updates2022-03-07

Latest document update2020-11-14 19:07:57
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† Airawat is a dead unknown Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2007-08-21 at Sauraha elephant breeding centre, in Nepal, . Official death reason described as Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).


Airawat was born unknown at India unspecified location. and imported 1985 by Sauraha elephant breeding centre

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Imported 1986 from India.

2007: On 21st August, male elephant Yerawat' died after a year long sickness. The reason behind it's death was also assumed to be Tuberculosis.

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Koehl, Dan, (2021). Airawat, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sauraha elephant breeding centre in Nepal. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 June 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories2007 deaths | Born in India | 1985 imports | Elephants from Sauraha elephant breeding centre | Nepal | Asian elephants

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