Airavata at Mathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi)

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Airavata at Mathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi)

† Airavata
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1 maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dentition:tusker
Dead date: 2018-05-00,
Death reason: : Heart-Related Ailment, Tuberculosis?
Location:Mathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi)
ArrivedMathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi)
Born: wild
Capture: 2017, near Pachikallu Betta in Nelamangala taluk
Document updated2018-05-29:
Airavata, a 46-year-old tusker, which was captured last year near Pachikallu Betta in Nelamangala taluk and housed at Mathigodu Elephant Camp in Nagarahole National Park, died of heart-related ailment recently.

Project Tiger Director R. Ravishankar said that the elephant was also suspected to have died of Tuberculosis.

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  • https://starofmysore.com/tusker-airavata-dies-of-heart-related-ailment/

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