Sentilvadivu an Asian elephant at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)


♀ Sentilvadivu
Alternative name:Senthilvadivu
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 44 years old (approximate age)
Id numberLocal id Number: 18
37 in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu
Dentition:not visible
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* ~1976 wild
Birth place: in unknown
Capture: 1971 Mudumalai, Tamil Nadu
Locations
Present / last location:Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India

Date of Arrival

Unknown from Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple (Tiruvannamalai)

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Sentilvadivu is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India.

Sentilvadivu arrived in Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) unknown date, relocated from Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple (Tiruvannamalai), in India.

In Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), Sentilvadivu lives together with 23 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Sankan
  2. ,
  3. Harini
  4. ,
  5. Indhak
  6. ,
  7. Murthy born 1962
  8. ,
  9. Wasim born 1971-01-31
  10. ,
  11. Vijay (twin) born 1971-05-20
  12. ,
  13. Sujai (twin) born 1971-05-20
  14. ,
  15. Santhosh born 1975-05-15
  16. ,
  17. Cheeran born 1986-07-10
  18. ,
  19. Wilson born 1988-04-16
  20. ,
  21. Udayan born 1998-11-24
  22. ,
  23. unknown born 2000
  24. ,
  25. unknown born 2016
  26. ,
  27. Jambo born <1987
  28. ,
  29. Bomman born <2000
  30. ,
  31. John born >1992
  32. ,
  33. Indhar born ~1948
  34. ,
  35. Bhama born ~1949
  36. ,
  37. Kamatchi born ~1957
  38. ,
  39. Anna born ~1957
  40. ,
  41. Mudumalai born ~1965
  42. ,
  43. Shankar born ~1967
  44. ,
  45. Sumangala born ~1989
  46. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Sentilvadivu was born wild ~1976 in unknown, captured 1971 , captured at Mudumalai, Tamil Nadu.


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2002: In Mudumalai, except a cow elephant named Senthilvadivu, salvaged from Tiruvannamalai Arunachaleswarar temple, all other animals were observed to, be in good condition. The animal Senthilvadivu was with. the temple for over 28 years, underfeeding of it resulted in malnutrition; and the animal is yet to be conditioned to free ranging system adopted by the Forest department.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Sentilvadivu, an Asian at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10958. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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