Airavata an Asian elephant at Mathigodu elephant Camp

 ☨ ♂ Airavata  

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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 date: 2018-05-00
Death reason: : Heart-Related Ailment, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
Present / last location:Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India

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Mathigodu elephant Camp
from Bannerghatta National Park

Document updated2018-05-29: new record
2018-10-23: previous location
2018-10-24: alt name
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† Airavata is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Mathigodu elephant Camp, in India, of in 2018-05-00. Official death reason described as Heart-Related Ailment, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?. (see detailed list).


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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Airavata, an Asian elephant at Mathigodu elephant Camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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