Pushpakali an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Dudhwa elephant base camp (Dudhwa National Park)

☨ Pushpakali
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Dead date: 2017-12-11
Death reason: age: anorexia
Location:Dudhwa elephant base camp (Dudhwa National Park)
ArrivalDudhwa elephant base camp (Dudhwa National Park) 1986-00-00
Born:* <1940
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 1999 -- † 2018-06-15 Batalik
Document updated2018-03-13: dead
2018-05-08: text, source
2017-12-12: One of the oldest elephants at the Dudhwa National Park (DNP), Pushpakali, believed to be around 86 years old, died from old-age related ailments after serving 31 years in the forest reserve...The pachyderm was brought to Dudhwa in March 1986 from Barabanki district, along with two others, named Gangakali and Yamunakali, both of whom died over the years. Pushpakali had given birth to a male elephant that was named Batalik in 1999. Batalik is a member of the elephant safari team here.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Pushpakali, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Dudhwa elephant base camp (Dudhwa National Park) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12590. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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