Subramani at Theppakadu elephant camp (Mudumalai)

† Subramani
Alternative name:Subramaniyan
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ about 57 years old (approximate age) about 57 years old (approximate age)
Dead date: 2009-03-14,
Death reason: unknown: kidney failure, weak after the attack
Location:Theppakadu elephant camp (Mudumalai)
ArrivedTheppakadu elephant camp (Mudumalai) 1960-00-00
from Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai) 1958-09-07
from Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park
Born:~1952 wild
Capture: 1958-09-07, Thunakadavu near Anamalai
Document updated2010-08-30: new record
2018-05-18: capture
1958: The pachyderm had been captured in 1958 at Thunakadavu near Anamalai when it was six years old.

2009: Attacked and gored by a wild elephant near Theppakadu. By his death, Subramani was the oldest tusker and second oldest elephant in the Theppakadu elephant camp.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.hindu.com/2009/03/15/stories/2009031554430600.htm
  • http://krishikosh.egranth.ac.in/bitstream/1/2056749/1/TNV-962.pdf

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