Ashwini an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)

☨ Ashwini
Alternative name:Aswini
ID Number:Local id Number: 2 - 
43 in Database for Captive Elephants in Tamil Nadu - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 26 years old
Dead date: 2012-11-22,
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)
ArrivalMadras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park) 2008-00-00
from Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
from Guindy Zoo (Deer Park and Childrens Park)
Guindy Zoo (Deer Park and Childrens Park)
from Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
Born:* 1986-01-20 captive-born
Document updated2017-03-13: death, links
2018-05-19: prev location Guindy, Tamil Nadu DCEMTN Nr



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2008-07-30No more jumbo rides at vandalur - Elephant News


Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Ashwini, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4059. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Database for Captive Elephants and their Mahouts in Tamil Nadu
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, N. Kalaivanan, N.S.Manoharan, R. Thirumurugan, S. Thangaraj Panneerslevam and N. Mohanraj, India
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