Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Mathigodu elephant Camp in India

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Airavata  dead elephant

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Alternative name: Airavatha



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Capture: 2017 near Pachikallu Betta in Nelamangala taluk
Dead: 2018-05-00
Death reason: : Heart-Related Ailment, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India

Date of arrival

Mathigodu elephant Camp
from Bannerghatta National Park

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History of updates2020-10-16

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† Airavata is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2018-05-00 at Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India, . Official death reason described as Heart-Related Ailment, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?.


Airavata was born wild , captured 2017 , captured at near Pachikallu Betta in Nelamangala taluk.

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2017-06: Airavata, another Tusker from Ranga’s group, was also captured and is still confined in its kraal.

2018-05: Airavata, a 46-year-old tusker, which was captured last year near Pachikallu Betta in Nelamangala taluk and housed at Mathigodu Elephant Camp in Nagarahole National Park, died of heart-related ailment recently.

Project Tiger Director R. Ravishankar said that the elephant was also suspected to have died of Tuberculosis.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Airavata, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Mathigodu elephant Camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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