Reghuram Manisseri
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Vadakkoot Haridas in India

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Reghuram Manisseri  dead elephant


Chip id Number000647D014
Certificate Number374
Kerala database nr152


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Male ♂ 53 years old
Characteristics: Right eye blind
Body height: 3.03 meter, 9.9 feet
Born:* 1968 unknown
Birth place: in Assam unspecified location
Dead: 2021-06-09
Death location: Varikkassery Mana Varikkassery Mana compound
Death reason: disease: collapsed, due to Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) and foot disease
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Vadakkoot Haridas, in India

Date of arrival

1999-00-00Vadakkoot Haridas
from Assam unspecified location

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History of updates2021-06-09: death report
2021-06-18: link to

Latest document update2022-09-07 20:11:25
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† Reghuram Manisseri is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2021-06-09 at Vadakkoot Haridas, in India, . Official death reason described as collapsed, due to Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) and foot disease.


Reghuram Manisseri was born unknown 1968 at Assam unspecified location.

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2021-06-09: Manisseeri Raghuram, an elephant famous for its magnificent presence during temple festivals in the State, including Thrissur Pooram, died at Ottapalam on Wednesday.

The elephant was undergoing treatment for Tuberculosis and foot disease for the past several months. It had last paraded for the Paramekavu at Thrissur Pooram.

Owned by Vadakkoot Haridas, the black Tusker with 303 cm height was 53 years old when it died.

According to its first Mahout Parassery Chami, Manisseeri Raghuram was a perfect elephant with all qualities of greatness. It reached Kerala from Assam in 1999. It acted in several movies too.

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Koehl, Dan, (2023). Reghuram Manisseri, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Vadakkoot Haridas in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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