Thechikkottu Kavu Ramachandran an Asian elephant at Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom

Male ♂ Asian  Thechikkottu Kavu Ramachandran at Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom

Thechikkottu Kavu Ramachandran
Alternative name:Thechikottukavu Ramachandran
ID nr:Chip id Number; 00065DC96D
 - Local id Number: 42 - 
552 in Database for Captive Elephants in Kerala - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 56 years old
Body height: 3.16 meter, 10.4 feet
Management:Free contact
People killed:3: Killed three women after he ran amok at a temple festival in Perumbavoor
Location:Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom
ArrivalThechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom
from Bihar unspecified location
Born:* 1964 wild
Document updated2010-11-12: height
2012-03-29: 2 cm taller
2013-03-14: mankiller
2018-05-17: Kerala nr
Origin: Bihar. The second heighest elepant in Kerala. Height-10.3ft. He is the winner of Cherai Pooram, Chakkumarassery pooram, Parkkadi pooram and Cheeram kulangara pooram for several years.

1999: he fought with Thiruvambadi Chandrashekharan and severely injured him.
2013-01-27: Killed three women after he ran amok at a temple festival in Perumbavoor on January 27.

The owner of the handsome Thechikkottukara Ramachandran, was paid Rs. 2.27 lakhs per day for the temple festival at Nenmara-Vallangi Vela.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Thechikkottu Kavu Ramachandran, an Asian at Thechikkottukavu Peramangalthu Devaswom in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 31 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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