† Gaja Ratnam Guruvayur Padmanabhan is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota), in India, of from unknown reasons in 2020-02-26. (see detailed list).
Gaja Ratnam Guruvayur Padmanabhan was born wild at Nilambur reserve forest, captured ? , captured at Nilambur forest.
1954: He was caught from the Nilambur forest He was presented to the (Nadakkiruthal) Guruvayoor temple by E.P. Brothers (Ottappalam Kerandathu Puthenveettil Achuthan Nair, Madhavan Nair) of Ottapplam in the year 1954.
When Padmanabhan was brought to Guruvayur, there were only one or two elephants here. Regarded as king of elephants, the Maharaja of Ambalapuzha awarded him with the precious prize, Veerashringala.
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