unnamed (wild)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Coimbatore forest division in India

dead elephant ☨ ♀ unnamed (wild)  dead elephant

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Coimbatore forest division
Dead: 2021-07-17
Death location: Coimbatore forest division forest area of the Anaikatti central beat of the Thudiyalur section of the Coimbatore forest range
Death reason: disease: Anthrax
Burial: 2021-07-20, at place of death
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Coimbatore forest division, in India

Date of arrival

Coimbatore forest division
Record history
History of updates2021-07-05

Latest document update2021-07-17 20:56:47
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† unnamed (wild) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2021-07-17 at Coimbatore forest division, in India, . Official death reason described as Anthrax.


unnamed (wild) was born wild at Coimbatore forest division.

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Anthrax has claimed the life of a wild elephant in a reserve forest area near Anaikatti in Coimbatore district, the Forest Department said on Monday.

The blood smear samples collected from the carcass had the presence of Bacillus anthracis, the bacterium that causes anthrax, senior officials said.

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Koehl, Dan, (2024). unnamed (wild), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Coimbatore forest division in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 February 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10859. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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