Sentilvadivu at Theppakadu elephant camp (Mudumalai)

Alternative name:Senthilvadivu
ID Number:Local id Number: 18 - 
37 in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 42 years old (approximate age)
Dentition:not visible
Management:Free contact
Location:Theppakadu elephant camp (Mudumalai)
ArrivedTheppakadu elephant camp (Mudumalai)
from Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple (Tiruvannamalai)
Born:~1976 wild
Capture: 1971, Mudumalai, Tamil Nadu
Document updated2018-05-17: new record
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.

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