Padmavati at Ramkola rescue and rehabilitation centre

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Padmavati at Ramkola rescue and rehabilitation centre

† Padmavati
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1 maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2017-11-17,
Death reason: accident:
Location:Ramkola rescue and rehabilitation centre
ArrivedRamkola rescue and rehabilitation centre 2017-11-15
Born: wild
Capture: 2017-11-15, Surajpur in Sarguja forest range
Document updated2018-05-04: new record, death report
2017-11-17: The female elephant, Padmavati, rescued from a 20-feet deep dry pit two days ago in a marathon exercise at Surajpur in Sarguja forest range, north Chhattisgarh, died during the course of treatment at the rescue centre.

elephant experts believed the backbone and spinal cord injury sustained by the female tusker as the plausible reason. She couldn’t stand after being rescued.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2017/nov/18/rescued-elephant-padmavati-dies-during-treatment-1704430.html

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