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


No offspring
 ☨ ♀ Kalpana Salva  
Alternative name:Chawla?

Identification

Local id Number 15
Tamil Nadu database14

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 2020 years old (approximate age)
Dentition
Incisivesnot visible
Origin
Born:* ~1982 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 2004-10 near Sethumadai, Pollachi
Death
Dead: 2020-09-21
Death reason: age: age-related ailments
Offspring
Locations
Present / last location:Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai), in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2004-10-00Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)

Document updated2014-05-04: new record
2018-05-05: tm nr
2018-05-18: capture, alt name
2020-09-22: death report
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Description

† Kalpana Salva is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai), in India, from age 2020-09-21. Official death reason described as age-related ailments. (see detailed list).

Offspring


No offspring

Origin


Kalpana Salva was born wild ~1982, captured 2004-10 , captured at near Sethumadai, Pollachi.


Comments / pictures

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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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kalpana Salva, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16382. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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  • Categories2020 deaths | ~198 births | 2004 captures | Elephants from Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai) | India | Asian elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-09-21 18:46:55


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