Alamelu
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Madras Vandalur Zoo in India

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Alamelu  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 1996 years old (approximate age)
Origin
Born:* ~1956 wild
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Capture: 1972-11-23
Death
Dead: 1996
Death reason: unknown:
Offspring
Total: 2 babies
(Claimed offspring: 4)

1. Born 1976?
(dead † 2011-02-25)
Karthik Local id: 5

2. Born 1991-04-01
(dead † 1996-09-00)
Bhuvana
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Madras Vandalur Zoo, in India

Date of arrival

Madras Vandalur Zoo
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 Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)

Record history
History of updates2022-08-24

Latest document update2024-06-30 16:41:32
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† Alamelu is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1996 at Madras Vandalur Zoo, in India, .

Offspring


(Claimed offspring: 4)
  1. (M) 1976? -- † 2011-02-25 Karthik Local id: 5
  2. (F) 1991-04-01 -- † 1996-09-00 Bhuvana


Origin

Alamelu was born wild ~1956 at India unspecified location, captured 1972-11-23 .


Comments / pictures

Claimed to have at least 4 babies, and had her first calf 1981-01-19, at age 25.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Alamelu, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Madras Vandalur Zoo in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4313. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1996 deaths | ~195 births | Breeding cows | 1972 captures | Elephants from Madras Vandalur Zoo | India | Asian elephants


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