Kottoor Kannan
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) in India

♂ Kottoor Kannan


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Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 3 years old (estimated age)
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2018-02-00? wild
Birth place: in Kerala unspecified location
Capture: 2018-05-15 Chinnakanal, near Munnar
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) , in India

Date of arrival

2018-05-17Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)
from Kerala unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2021-07-08: confirmed signs of herpes virus infection

Latest document update2021-07-08 07:28:26
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Biography

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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 Kerala unspecified location, in India.

Kottoor Kannan lives together with 17 other elephants at the Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) :
  1. 1. ♀ Aameena born 2020?
  2. 2. ♂ Agasthyan born 2010?
  3. 3. ♀ Ammu born 2002
  4. 4. ♀ Chinna born 2017?
  5. 5. ♀ Jaysree born 1972
  6. 6. ♂ Kottoor Soman born 1942?
  7. 7. ♂ Manu born 2017?
  8. 8. ♀ Maya born 2017?
  9. 9. ♀ Minna born 2003
  10. 10. ♂ Moni born 1946?
  11. 11. ♀ Podichi born 2014?
  12. 12. ♀ Poorna born 2016?
  13. 13. ♂ Raja born 2013?
  14. 14. ♂ Rajkumar born 1989
  15. 15. ♀ Rana
  16. 16. ♀ Sundari born 2009
  17. 17. ♂ Unnikrishnan born 2009


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Kottoor Kannan was born wild 2018-02-00? at Kerala unspecified location, captured 2018-05-15 , captured at Chinnakanal, near Munnar.


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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

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kottoor Kannan, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10835. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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