Chenkalloor Dakshayani an Asian elephant at Chengannur Mahadevar Temple (Chenkalloor Mahadeva Temple)

 ☨ ♀ Chenkalloor Dakshayani  

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Alternative name:Gaja Muthassi (title)
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Id numberChip id Number; 00065DE11E
Local id Number: 451
612 in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala
Born:* >1932? wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 2019-02-00
Death reason: age:
Present / last location:Chengannur Mahadevar Temple (Chenkalloor Mahadeva Temple), in India

Date of Arrival
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Chengannur Mahadevar Temple (Chenkalloor Mahadeva Temple)
from Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB)
Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) 1949-00-00
from Kollampuzha Thiruvarattu Kavu
Kollampuzha Thiruvarattu Kavu
from Kodanadu Elephant training centre

Document updated2016-04-29: text
2018-03-18: nrs
2019-02-07: reported dead
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† Chenkalloor Dakshayani is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Chengannur Mahadevar Temple (Chenkalloor Mahadeva Temple), in India, of age in 2019-02-00. (see detailed list).


Chenkalloor Dakshayani was born wild >1932?.

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Age not scientifically confirmed

The certificate issued by the State Forest Department says she was 76 as on July 18, 2007. We do not know the exact age in which she was gifted by the royals,” says Subramanian Namboodiri, TDBs Chenkalloor sub-group officer.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Chenkalloor Dakshayani, an Asian at Chengannur Mahadevar Temple (Chenkalloor Mahadeva Temple) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 March 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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