Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Amer Fort elephant village in India

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Lakshmi  dead elephant
Alternative name: Laksami


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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 42 years old (estimated age)
Born:* 1981? wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Dead: 2023-09-25
Death location: Amer Fort elephant village
Death reason: killed: Poisoned?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Amer Fort elephant village, in India

Date of arrival

Amer Fort elephant village
from Saddik Khan

Record history
History of updates2023-09-28: Updated as dead

Latest document update2023-09-28 12:57:56
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† Lakshmi is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2023-09-25 at Amer Fort elephant village, in India, . Official death reason described as Poisoned?.


Lakshmi was born wild 1981? at Asia unspecified location.

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A Mahout said that on September 25, following their routine, the four elephants owned by Saddiq Khan arrived at Haathi village from Amer Palace at 6 pm, where the mahouts provided them with fodder. Later in the night, as the mahouts retired to their rooms, tragedy struck when elephant Lakshmi died due to unknown cause around 3am.

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Koehl, Dan, (2023). Lakshmi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Amer Fort elephant village in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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