Nandilath Gopalakrishnan an Asian elephant at Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)

☨ Nandilath Gopalakrishnan
ID nr:
702+ (N/A) in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 28 years old
Dead date: 2006-01-07
Death reason: disease: impaction of the colon Erandakettu and pneumonia
Location:Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
ArrivalGuruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
Born:* 1978 unknown
Document updated2012-07-02: new record
2018-05-06: death report
According to the elephant experts Radhakrishnan Kaimal and Giridas, the animal had been under treatment for Erandakettu (impaction of the colon) for the last 20 days. It also had pneumonia.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Nandilath Gopalakrishnan, an Asian at Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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