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

Female ♀ Asian  Chenkalloor Dakshayani at Chengannur Mahadevar Temple (Chenkalloor Mahadeva Temple)

☨ Chenkalloor Dakshayani
Alternative name:Gaja Muthassi (title)
ID nr:Chip id Number; 00065DE11E
 - Local id Number: 451 - 
612 in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀
Dead date: 2019-02-00
Death reason: age:
Location:Chengannur Mahadevar Temple (Chenkalloor Mahadeva Temple)
ArrivalChengannur 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
Born:* >1932? wild
Document updated2016-04-29: text
2018-03-18: nrs
2019-02-07: reported dead
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 list

Koehl, D., (2020). Chenkalloor Dakshayani, an Asian at Chengannur Mahadevar Temple (Chenkalloor Mahadeva Temple) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=16526. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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