Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Bahadur in India

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Iravatha  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Body height: 3.01 meter, 9.9 feet
Body weight: 5000.00 kg, 11000.00 lbs
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1952-07-00
Death reason: disease: meningitis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Bahadur, in India

Date of arrival

1940-00-00Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Bahadur
from Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV

Record history
History of updates2010-11-12: height and weight

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Iravatha is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1952-07-00 at Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Bahadur, in India, . Official death reason described as meningitis.


Iravatha was born wild .

Comments / pictures

The Maharaja Jayachamaraja Wodeyar Bahadur had named him after Indras mount, the legendary white elephant.

1937 with a measured shoulder height at 301 cm and a body weight of 5,000 kg.

Cinematographer Mr. Osmond Borradaile who was in Mysore for making the above movie wrote the book Life through a lens, and there is a photograph of Irwatha at page 76 of this book.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Iravatha, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Bahadur in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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