Guruvayoor Adithyan
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Guruvayur Devaswom elephant camp in India

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Guruvayoor Adithyan  dead elephant


Local id Number 2
Kerala database nr637


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ about 2017 years old (approximate age)
Born:* ~1995 wild
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Dead: 2017
Death reason: unknown: overworked
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Guruvayur Devaswom elephant camp, in India

Date of arrival

Guruvayur Devaswom elephant camp
Record history
History of updates2018-03-10: death
2018-05-06: new record
2021-11-12: Born in India

Latest document update2021-11-12 18:18:58
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† Guruvayoor Adithyan is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2017 at Guruvayur Devaswom elephant camp, in India, . Official death reason described as overworked.


Guruvayoor Adithyan was born wild ~1995 at India unspecified location.

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the deaths of GuruvayoorAdithyan (22) and Thiruvambadi Unnikrishnan (47), was a case of overwork.
Dr Easa, Kerala Forest Research Institute

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Guruvayoor Adithyan, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Guruvayur Devaswom elephant camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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