Kottoor Kannan is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) , in India.
Kottoor Kannan arrived in 2018-05-17 to the Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) , relocated from the Chinnakanal, in India.
Kottoor Kannan lives together with 17 other elephants at the Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) :
Kottoor Kannan was born wild 2018-02-00? at Kerala unspecified location, captured 2018-05-15 , captured at Chinnakanal, near Munnar.
2018-12-05: The elephant calf had strayed into the human inhabited area of Chinnakanal, near Munnar, after it presumably got separated from the Herd.
Local people noticed the calf moving around Chinnakanal town in heavy rain on May 15. They informed Forest Department officials, who took care of it for two days before moving it to the elephant camp at Kottoor in Thiruvananthapuram district. The calf was three months old. Now, at nine months, Kannan is as the youngest in the list of captive elephants in the State.
2021-07-08: confirmed signs of herpes virus infection
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