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Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Thekkampatti elephant rejuvenation camp in India

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Bhavani  dead elephant


Tamil Nadu database+138? (N/A)


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 52 years old
Born:* 1960 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2012-11-25
Death reason: unknown: collapsed after transport
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Thekkampatti elephant rejuvenation camp, in India

Date of arrival

2012-11-25Thekkampatti elephant rejuvenation camp
from Rameswaram Arulmighu Ramanathaswamy temple

Record history
History of updates2013-09-15: new record
2018-05-06: death report

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Bhavani is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2012-11-25 at Thekkampatti elephant rejuvenation camp, in India, . Official death reason described as collapsed after transport.


Bhavani was born wild 1960.

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Donated to the temple by Ramasubramaniya Raja of Ramco Group.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bhavani, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Thekkampatti elephant rejuvenation camp in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3407. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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