Kalpana Salva an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)

☨ Kalpana Salva
Alternative name:Chawla?
ID nr:Local id Number: 15 - 
14 in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 2020 years old (approximate age)
Dentition:not visible
Dead date: 2020-09-21
Death reason: age: age-related ailments
Location:Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
ArrivalTop Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai) 2004-10-00
Born:* ~1982 wild
Capture: 2004-10 , near Sethumadai, Pollachi
Offspring:No offspring
Document updated2014-05-04: new record
2018-05-05: tm nr
2018-05-18: capture, alt name
2020-09-22: death report
Mahout: R. Palanisamy. Mr. Palanisamy got to meet ‘Kalpana Chawla’ in 1994 when she was at least 25 years. It was part of a herd that entered human habitation near Sethumadai, Pollachi.


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Koehl, D., (2020). Kalpana Salva, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16382. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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