Siva at Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad)

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Siva at Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad)

Siva
Alternative name:Chullikomban?, Chullikkomban?
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Dentition:tusker
Management:unknown
People killed:4 Aralam villagers including Vadakkethuruthel Reji (45)
Location:Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad)
ArrivedMuthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad) 2017-05-10
Born: wild
Document updated2018-05-21: new record
2018-06-20: alt name
2017-05-10: The elephant known as ‘chullikkomban,’ reportedly involved in at least three elephant attack deaths in the Aralam area over the past three years, was caught after tranquillising it on May 10, 2017. With this, the number of elephants in the Muthanga kraal increased to seven, including three trained elephants, two baby elephants, and ‘SI Bharathan,’ a tusker caged on November 21, 2016.


Sources, among others

  • http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/2017/feb/14/bharatan-si-translocation-poses-a-jumbo-problem-1570372.html
  • https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kozhikode/Move-to-release-tusker-sparks-protests/articleshow/56244204.cms
  • http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/concern-over-elephantattack-at-aralam-farm/article17849227.ece
  • https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/terror-elephant-chullikomban-caught-after-tranquilizing/articleshow/58621387.cms
  • http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kozhikode/Move-to-release-tusker-sparks-protests/articleshow/56244204.cms
  • http://english.mathrubhumi.com/news/offbeat/chullikomban-from-aralam-shifted-to-muthanga-for-good-conduct-elephant-1.2542707
  • https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kozhikode/forest-dept-faces-an-elephantine-problem/articleshow/64639922.cms

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