Chinna an Asian elephant at Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)

Female ♀ Asian  Chinna at Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)

ID nr:Local id Number: 17 - 
00 in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 3 years old (estimated age)
Management:Free contact
Location:Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)
ArrivalKottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) 2018-05-18
from Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve
Born:* 2017? wild
Capture: 2018-05-17 , Chinnakanal village, Kerala
Document updated2018-05-18: new record
2018-05-20: relocated Kottor
2018-05-26: name, sex
2018-05-17: A day after the wild elephant calf got separated from its herd at Chinnakkanal near Munnar, the mother elephant of the calf was found dead at Marappalam near Chinnakkanal on Thursday.

2018-05-18: On Friday evening, the calf was transferred to the Kottoor elephant camp near Thiruvananthapuram.

2018-05-25: Dr. C. S. Jayakumar, forest veterinary surgeon who is currently taking care of the baby elephant, said they had named him as ‘Chinna’ after Chinnakanal.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Chinna, an Asian at Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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