Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Manikantan at Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail)

♂ Manikantan
Alternative name:Girija Prasad

Identification

Local id Number 6
Karnataka database75

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Status:confiscated
Dentition
Incisivestusker
Management:Free contact

People killed:5
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail), in India

Date of arrival

Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail)
from Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu)

Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu)
from Rektha Kanda Swamy Temple

1984-00-00Rektha Kanda Swamy Temple
from Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa Temple

Record history
History of updates2012-01-30:�
2016-12-11: DCEMK_nr

Latest document update2020-11-05 19:44:20
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Location


Manikantan is a living confiscated Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail), in India.

Manikantan arrived Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail) unknown date, relocated from Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu), in India.

In Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail), Manikantan lives together with 21 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. 1. ♀ Kaveri born >1936
  2. ,   
  3. 2. ♀ Aale born 2007
  4. ,   
  5. 3. ♀ Banumathi born 1989?
  6. ,   
  7. 4. ♂ Ganesha born 1974
  8. ,   
  9. 5. ♀ Gange born 1960
  10. ,   
  11. 6. ⚪ Gayithri
  12. ,   
  13. 7. ♀ Kaneni
  14. ,   
  15. 8. ♀ Kunti
  16. ,   
  17. 9. ♀ Lilli
  18. ,   
  19. 10. ♀ Mayura
  20. ,   
  21. 11. ♀ Netravathi born 1999
  22. ,   
  23. 12. ♂ Sagar born 1984
  24. ,   
  25. 13. ♀ Sharada
  26. ,   
  27. 14. ♀ Subathra born >1946
  28. ,   
  29. 15. ⚪ Thirtharama
  30. ,   
  31. 16. ♂ unknown born 2018-08-29
  32. ,   
  33. 17. ⚪ unknown born 2021-03-04
  34. ,   
  35. 18. ♀ unknown born 2014-00-00
  36. ,   
  37. 19. ⚪ unknown born 2016-09-00
  38. ,   
  39. 20. ♀ unknown born 2018
  40. ,   
  41. 21. ⚪ unknown born 2020-10-00
  42. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Manikantan was born wild .


Comments / pictures

The elephant had turned violent many times in the past and had crushed to death four persons, including two mahouts, during the past one decade. The latest incident was the killing of the mahout Gopi at Manjanikkara on April 8, 2004.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Manikantan, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5367. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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