Subramani at Mudumalai Theppakadu elephant camp

† Subramani
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 57 years
Dead date: 2009-03-14
Death reason: unknown: kidney failure, weak after the attack
Location:Mudumalai Theppakadu elephant camp
ArrivedMudumalai Theppakadu elephant camp 1960-00-00
from Top Slip (Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp)
Top Slip (Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp)
from Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park
Born:1952 wild
Capture: 1958
Document updated2010-08-30
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

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