Alamelu an Asian elephant at Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)

☨ Alamelu
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 1996 years old (approximate age)
Dead date: 1996
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)
ArrivalMadras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)
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)
Born:* ~1956 wild
Capture: 1972-11-23 ,
Offspring and year of birth:(Claimed offspring: 4)
  1. (M) 1976? -- † 2011-02-25 Karthik, Local nr: 5
  2. (F) 1991-04-01 -- † 1996-09-00 Bhuvana
Document updated2010-04-09: new record
2018-05-18: prev location Guindy, death report

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Alamelu, an Asian at Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4313. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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