Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sandhya at M. R. Palayam Thiruchinapaili Elephant Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre (ERRC)


♀ Sandhya
Alternative name:Kamakshi

Identification

Karnataka database00

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:M. R. Palayam Thiruchinapaili Elephant Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre (ERRC), in India

Date of arrival

2019-00-00M. R. Palayam Thiruchinapaili Elephant Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre (ERRC)
from Kamakshi Amman Temple

Record history
History of updates2019: transferred to M. R. Palayam

Latest document update2021-01-05 08:24:21
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Sandhya is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at M. R. Palayam Thiruchinapaili Elephant Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre (ERRC), in India.

Sandhya arrived M. R. Palayam Thiruchinapaili Elephant Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre (ERRC) 2019-00-00, relocated from Kamakshi Amman Temple, in India.

In M. R. Palayam Thiruchinapaili Elephant Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre (ERRC), Sandhya lives together with 6 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Avayambal
  2. ,   
  3. Deivanai born 2007?
  4. ,   
  5. Gomathi born ~1954
  6. ,   
  7. Indhumathi
  8. ,   
  9. Jayanthi
  10. ,   
  11. Malachi
  12. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Sandhya was born wild at India unspecified location.


Comments / pictures

Sandhya alias Kamakshi was brought to the temple from Hunsur Forest Division of Karnataka when she was seven and a half years old. Karnataka Forest Department had sold her for Rs.20,000/- in 1981.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sandhya, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at M. R. Palayam Thiruchinapaili Elephant Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre (ERRC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=13162. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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