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Devaswom Girisan at Cochin Devaswom

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Male ♂ Asian elephant Girisan at Cochin Devaswom

† Devaswom Girisan
Alternative name:Kodungalloor Gireeshan
ID Number:Chip id Number: 00065DA630 - Local id Number: 63 - 
629 in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ Notice: A non well formed numeric value encountered in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 724 Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 724 Notice: A non well formed numeric value encountered in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 731 more than 67 years old (minimum age)
Dentition:tusker
Dead date: 2017-11-13,
Death reason: age: collapsed
Location:Cochin Devaswom
ArrivedCochin Devaswom 1951-00-00
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Born:<1950 wild
Document updated2018-05-17: new record, death report
1951: The elephant was bought from Kodanad for Rs. 13,000 in 1951

2017-11-17: Gireeshan, one of the senior elephants of Cochin Devaswom Board, died on Monday. ... Gireeshan, which collapsed at the Kokkarni compound of the Devaswom on October 26, didn’t recover after that. It was undergoing treatment for almost one year for various ailments, under the guidance of veterinary doctor V. Sunil Kumar.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/elephant-of-cochin-devaswom-board-dies/article7886079.ece
  • Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, E.K. Easwaran, T.S. Rajeev, Marshal.C.Radhakrishnan, S. R. Sujata and Nibha Namboodiri , India

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