Chinna at Kottor Kappukadu elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Chinna at Kottor Kappukadu elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)

ID Number:
? in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 1 years old (estimated age)
Management:Free contact
Location:Kottor Kappukadu elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)
ArrivedKottor Kappukadu elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) 2018-05-18
from Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve (Pathanamthitta)
Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve (Pathanamthitta) 2018-05-00
Born:2017? wild
Capture: 2018-05-17, Chinnakanal village, Kerala
Document updated2018-05-18: new record
2018-05-20: relocated Kottor
2018-05-26: name, sex
2018-05-17: A day after the wild elephant calf got separated from its herd at Chinnakkanal near Munnar, the mother elephant of the calf was found dead at Marappalam near Chinnakkanal on Thursday.

2018-05-18: On Friday evening, the calf was transferred to the Kottoor elephant camp near Thiruvananthapuram.

2018-05-25: Dr. C. S. Jayakumar, forest veterinary surgeon who is currently taking care of the baby elephant, said they had named him as ‘Chinna’ after Chinnakanal.

Sources, among others

  • Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, E.K. Easwaran, T.S. Rajeev, Marshal.C.Radhakrishnan, S. R. Sujata and Nibha Namboodiri , India

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