Raj Mangal
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Chhat Bir Zoo (Mahinder Singh Zoological park) in India

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Raj Mangal  dead elephant

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Alternative name: Rajmangal



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 62 years old
Born:* 1956 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2018-12-11
Death reason: disease: orthopaedic disorders in the hind limbs
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2000
(dead † 2002)

2. Born 2007-07-19 Rajveer (Rajbir)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Chhat Bir Zoo (Mahinder Singh Zoological park), in India

Date of arrival

1997-00-00Chhat Bir Zoo (Mahinder Singh Zoological park)
Record history
History of updates2011-03-25: Birth, Text RE
2018-10-29: arrival, treated, lifted with crane
2018-12-10: death report

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Raj Mangal is a dead sick Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2018-12-11 at Chhat Bir Zoo (Mahinder Singh Zoological park), in India, . Official death reason described as orthopaedic disorders in the hind limbs.


Total: 2 babies

  1. (F) 2000 -- † 2002 Seema
  2. (M) 2007-07-19 Rajveer (Rajbir)


Raj Mangal was born wild 1956.

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1997: Raj Mangal was brought to Chhatbir zoo in 1997

2018-10-27: treated from orthopaedic disorder in his hind limb and by bringing heavy nylon belts and slings, the elephant was made to stand with crane.

The elephant was suffering from orthopaedic disorders in the hind limbs. Due to weakness, the elephant was not able to stand on its own and a hydraulic crane was being used to give suitable support to the pachyderm for standing and feeding purposes

2018-12-11: Raj Mangal, oldest elephant at Chhatbir Zoo, dies at 70. Raj Mangal was 70 years old and the oldest elephant at the zoo. It was brought to Chhatbir Zoo in 1997 and was around 50 years old at that time, said zoo officials

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Raj Mangal, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Chhat Bir Zoo (Mahinder Singh Zoological park) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=360. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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