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


♂ Shankar
Alternative name:Sankar

Identification

Local id Number 5
Tamil Nadu database24

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ about 54 years old (approximate age)
Dentition:tusker
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* ~1967 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1975-04-06 Mudumalai, Tamil Nadu
Locations
Present / last location:Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1975-04-06Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)

Document updated2018-05-04: new record
2018-05-18: capture
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Description

Location


Shankar is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India.

Shankar arrived Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) 1975-04-06,

In Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), Shankar lives together with 25 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Anna born ~1957
  2. ,
  3. Bhama born ~1949
  4. ,
  5. Bomman born <2000
  6. ,
  7. Cheeran born 1986-07-10
  8. ,
  9. Giri born >2009
  10. ,
  11. Harini
  12. ,
  13. Indhak
  14. ,
  15. Indhar born ~1948
  16. ,
  17. Jambo born <1987
  18. ,
  19. John born >1992
  20. ,
  21. Kamatchi born ~1957
  22. ,
  23. Mudumalai born ~1965
  24. ,
  25. Murthy born 1962
  26. ,
  27. Sankan
  28. ,
  29. Santhosh born 1975-05-15
  30. ,
  31. Sentilvadivu born ~1976
  32. ,
  33. Srinivas
  34. ,
  35. Sujai (twin) born 1971-05-20
  36. ,
  37. Sumangala born ~1989
  38. ,
  39. Udayan born 1998-11-24
  40. ,
  41. unknown born 2016
  42. ,
  43. unknown born 2000
  44. ,
  45. Vijay (twin) born 1971-05-20
  46. ,
  47. Wasim born 1971-01-31
  48. ,
  49. Wilson born 1988-04-16
  50. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Shankar was born wild ~1967, captured 1975-04-06 , captured at Mudumalai, Tamil Nadu.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Shankar, an Asian elephant at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=11282. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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