Sushila an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve

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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 26 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve
ArrivalTadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve 2008-04-00
from Sironcha forest range divison
Born:* 1994 unknown
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. () 2008-12-00 -- † 2012-01-00 Gauri
  2. (M) 2013-02-14 -- † 2014-05-00 Ganesh
  3. (F) 2016-04-12 Nandini
  4. (M) 2020-04-21 unknown
Document updated2018-10-16: herpes carrier
“Sushila is said to be a carrier of Elephant endotheliotropic herpesviruses (EEHV) or or elephantid herpesvirus, which can cause a highly fatal haemorrhagic disease when transmitted to young Asian elephants

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Koehl, D., (2020). Sushila, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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