Kumaran an Asian elephant at Thiruchendur Subramanya Swamy Temple

 ☨ ♂ Kumaran  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 13 years old (estimated age)
Id number
+138? (N/A) in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu
Born:* 2002? unknown
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Dead date: 2015-02-09
Death reason: disease: dehydration caused by diarrhoea
Present / last location:Thiruchendur Subramanya Swamy Temple, in India

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Thiruchendur Subramanya Swamy Temple

Document updated2018-05-17: new record, death report
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† Kumaran is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Thiruchendur Subramanya Swamy Temple, in India, of disease in 2015-02-09. Official death reason described as dehydration caused by diarrhoea. (see detailed list).


Kumaran was born unknown 2002?.

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2015-02-09: The 13-year-old elephant, Kumaran, had diarrhoea for the past two days, and veterinary doctors had been summoned from Mumbai to treat the elephant.

However, the condition of the male elephant did not improve and it died early this morning.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Kumaran, an Asian at Thiruchendur Subramanya Swamy Temple in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10959. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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