noname (wild)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Begur forest (Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary) in India

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 2 years old
Born:* 2012 wild
Birth place: in Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
Dead: 2014-09-00
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Begur forest (Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary), in India

Date of arrival

Begur forest (Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary)
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History of updates2020-10-09

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† noname (wild) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2014-09-00 at Begur forest (Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary), in India, . Official death reason described as Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus.


noname (wild) was born wild 2012 at Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary.

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2014-09-14: The carcass of the two-year-old male elephant was spotted at Chinnadi forest under the Begur range of the North Wayanad Forest Division.

The calf was infected with Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpes Virus (EEHV) , a virus evolved in Asiatic Elephants, Arun Zachariah, Assistant Professor, Centre for Wildlife Studies, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Science University, told The Hindu after a viral genome analysis of the sample collected from the animal.

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Arun Zachariah, Veterinary Surgeon, India

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