noname (wild) at Nagarhole National Park

† noname (wild)
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2016-12-08,
Death reason: disease: severe lung infection, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
Location:Nagarhole National Park
ArrivedNagarhole National Park
Born: wild
Document updated2018-10-23: link to abstract
2016-12-07: Field staff spotted the elephant in the middle of a waterbody at Bitta Katte in Dodda Harave reserve forest in Periyapatna range, bordering Kodagu district, on Wednesday morning.

2016-12-08: At 6am, foresters sent Krishna, a jumbo from Mattigodu elephant camp in Nagarahole, to the spot. By that time, the female elephant was dead, and the carcass was floating

Sources, among others

  • http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mysuru/Elephant-stranded-in-water-dies-of-lung-infection/articleshow/55885926.cms
  • Abstract at: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/23/3/16-1439_article

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