Lakshmeesha at Mathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi)

† Lakshmeesha
Alternative name:Lakshmissa
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Status:musth
Dead date: 2018-09-18, Kallalli, Kolangeri forest area
Death reason: :
Location:Mathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi)
ArrivedMathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi) 2018-09-18
from Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail)
Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail)
from Udupi Sri Krishna Matha
Born: unknown
Document updated2018-09-25:
Shiroor seer Lakshmivara Theertha Swami’s pet elephant Lakshmeesha. The elephant was staying at Udupi Shiroor mutt for several years.

Lakshmeesha was sent to Sakrebail elephant camp in Shivamogga for taming a few years ago. Later, he was sent to Mathigodu camp. An attempt was made to get the elephant back to mutt when the seer was alive. The elephant had suffered injuries when a wild elephant attacked him while grazing in the forest. The elephant did not respond to the treatment and died,

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