Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Dudhwa elephant base camp (Dudhwa National Park) in India

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Pushpakali  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* <1940
Birth place:
Dead: 2017-12-11
Death reason: age: anorexia
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1999
(dead † 2018-06-15)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dudhwa elephant base camp (Dudhwa National Park), in India

Date of arrival

1986-00-00Dudhwa elephant base camp (Dudhwa National Park)
Record history
History of updates2018-06-20

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Pushpakali is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2017-12-11 at Dudhwa elephant base camp (Dudhwa National Park), in India, . Official death reason described as anorexia.


  1. (M) 1999 -- † 2018-06-15 Batalik


Pushpakali was born <1940.

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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.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Pushpakali, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Dudhwa elephant base camp (Dudhwa National Park) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12590. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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