Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Krishna  dead elephant


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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ about 2016 years old (approximate age)
Born:* ~2006 wild
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Capture: 2016
Dead: 2016-11-00
Death reason: disease: bacterial infection, possibly Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis))?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India

Date of arrival

2013-08-28Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
from Tiruvannamalai district

Record history
History of updates2018-05-03: new record, deadth, TB?
2021-11-12: Born in India

Latest document update2021-11-12 18:13:46
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† Krishna is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2016-11-00 at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India, . Official death reason described as bacterial infection, possibly Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis))?.


Krishna was born wild ~2006 at India unspecified location, captured 2016 .

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2016:12: Bharati and two other elephants, Krishna and Narmada, were part of a six-member elephant Herd captured by Forest Department officials from Tiruvannamalai after repeated incidents of straying into villages and damaging crops. Krishna had died of diarrhoea in November this year....While a male Tusker and two female elephants of the Herd were sent to Topslip, Krishna and Bharathi, then calves, were brought to Theppakkadu along with female elephant Narmada

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Koehl, Dan, (2023). Krishna, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories2016 deaths | ~200 births | 2016 captures | Elephants from Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) | India | Asian elephants

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