Siva an Asian elephant at Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad)

♂ Siva

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Alternative name:Chullikomban?, Chullikkomban?
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
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People killed:4 Aralam villagers including Vadakkethuruthel Reji (45)
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Capture: Aaralam Forest, Western Ghats, northern Kerala, India
Present / last location:Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad), in India

Date of Arrival
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2017-05-10Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad)

Document updated2018-05-21: new record
2018-06-20: alt name
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Siva is a Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad), in India.

Siva arrived in Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad) 2017-05-10,

In Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad), Siva lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Kunju
  2. ,
  3. Neelakandan born 1996
  4. ,
  5. Pramukha (Pramukh)
  6. ,
  7. SI Bharatan
  8. ,
  9. Surendran born ~2001
  10. ,
  11. Surya
  12. ,
  13. unknown born 2016-05
  14. , (see detailed list).


Siva was born wild , captured at Aaralam Forest, Western Ghats, northern Kerala, India.

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2017-05-10: The elephant known as ‘chullikkomban,’ reportedly involved in at least three elephant attack deaths in the Aralam area over the past three years, was caught after tranquillising it on May 10, 2017. With this, the number of elephants in the Muthanga kraal increased to seven, including three trained elephants, two baby elephants, and ‘SI Bharathan,’ a tusker caged on November 21, 2016.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Siva, an Asian at Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 March 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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