Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Reghuram Manisseri at Vadakkoot Haridas

 ☨ ♂ Reghuram Manisseri  

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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
Death reason: disease: collapsed, due to Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) and foot disease
Present / last location:Vadakkoot Haridas, in India

Date of Arrival
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1999-00-00Vadakkoot Haridas
from Assam unspecified location

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† Reghuram Manisseri is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Vadakkoot Haridas, in India, from disease 2021-06-09. Official death reason described as collapsed, due to Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) and foot disease. (see detailed list).


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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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Reghuram Manisseri, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Vadakkoot Haridas in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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