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Kuttinarayanan (Asiad Appu) at Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)

† Kuttinarayanan (Asiad Appu)
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 23 years old
Status:foot problems
Dead date: 2005-05-14
Death reason: disease: fever from arthritis and fracture
Location:Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
ArrivedGuruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
from Appu Ghar
Appu Ghar 1982-00-00
from Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
Born:1982 unknown
Document updated2010-09-19: 
Mascot at the 1982 Asian Games in New Delhi.

1985: Appu was offered to Lord Guruvayoorappan at the age of three by a devotee from Palakkad.
1989: Stepped into a septic tank. while taking part in a festival at Palakkad.

Since then Appu suffered from the fracture and arthritis.

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