Sreenivasan at O. S. Babu

† Sreenivasan
ID Number:Chip id Number: 0006585427 - Local id Number: 116 - 
71 in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ about 54 years old (approximate age) about 54 years old (approximate age)
Characteristics:Stump tail
Dentition:tusker
Dead date: 2013-07-08, Kottayam
Death reason: unknown: collapsed on the road
Location:O. S. Babu
ArrivedO. S. Babu
Born:~1959 wild
Document updated2018-05-15: new record, death report
2013-07-08: A tusker fainted and died at 14th Mile in Kottayam on Sunday morning. It is reported that the elephant died as soon as it fell to the ground. Erumeli forest range officer Shantry Tom told ‘Express’ that the deceased elephant was owned by Babu from Thottakad, who owns several elephants.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2013/jul/08/Tusker-Sreenivasan-collapses-on-road-dies-494601.html
  • 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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