Chandramukhi an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)

☨ Chandramukhi
ID nr:
702+00? in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Status:Lost to follow-up
Management:Assumed dead
Location:Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)
ArrivalKottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) 2012-02-11
Born:* wild
Document updated2018-03-19: Kerala DCEK Nr
2020-10-10: assumed dead
The Forest Department officials, led by Range Officer, Surjith who found ‘Chandrmukhi’ as it was separated from its herd at Chandramala near Nelliyampathy in Palakkad district on Thursday morning attempted hard to re-join the female elephant calf to its herd, but failed.

After many attempts and waiting for a day, they decided to transfer the ‘little mischievous Chandramukhi’ to the Kottur Elephant Rehabilitation Centre.

2018: not mentioned in list of elephants

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Chandramukhi, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12597. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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