Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve in India

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Pinchu  dead elephant

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Male ♂ 4 years old
Born:* 2016 wild
Birth place: in Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary
Dead: 2020-10-04?
Death reason: unknown: weakening of the muscles in hind legs
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve, in India

Date of arrival

Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve
from Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary

Record history
History of updates2018-05-18: herpes??
2020-10-05: death report

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Pinchu is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2020-10-04? at Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve, in India, . Official death reason described as weakening of the muscles in hind legs.


Pinchu was born wild 2016 at Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary.

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2017-06: Vet Dr. Jayakumar who is treating the baby elephant Pinchu. The baby elephant is suffering from the viral disease Herpes. Update is that adequate care is being provided and his condition is improving.

2020-10-10: The baby, who was born with a weak left leg, was brought to the elephant enclosure from Mannarkayam ...

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Koehl, Dan, (2021). Pinchu, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 December 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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