Arjun an Asian elephant at Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)

 ☨ ♂ Arjun  


Local id Number 5
Kerala database nr640


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 20 years old
Born:* 1992 unknown
Birth place:
Dead date: 2012-07-20
Death reason: disease: toxaemia
Present / last location:Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota), in India

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1998-00-00Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)

Document updated2012-07-24: dead
2018-05-06: Kerala nr
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† Arjun is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota), in India, of disease in 2012-07-20. Official death reason described as toxaemia. (see detailed list).


Arjun was born unknown 1992.

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The death caused due to traumatic degenerative suppurative osteoarthritis, said veterinary experts. "The elephant died due to toxaemia or due to infected injuries, if said in simple words.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Arjun, an Asian elephant at Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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