Jashoda at Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp

Alternative name:Yashoda, Jasoda
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
People killed:1: 39-year-old Sudhir Pradhan of Matia Sahi
Location:Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp
ArrivedChandaka Elephant Sanctuary camp
Document updated2013-10-05: new record
2018-11-04: alt spelling name
2018-11-09: mankiller
Sometimes misspelled as Yoshada.

2015: attacked mahout of another elephant at Nandankanan Zoological Park on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar. The trained female elephant chased the mahout before lifting him on her trunk and throwing him on the ground. The man sustained serious injuries.

2018-11-08: Mankiller; trampled 39-year-old villager Sudhir Pradhan of Matia Sahi to death at a forest near Purunakote range office in Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Angul district on Thursday.

Sources, among others

  • http://orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=44620
  • http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/2018/nov/08/odisha-forests-trained-elephant-tramples-villager-to-death-1895523.html

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