Manikantan an Asian elephant at Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail)


♂ Manikantan
Alternative name:Girija Prasad
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Id numberLocal id Number: 6
75 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka
Dentition:tusker
Status:confiscated
Management:Free contact

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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail)
from Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu)
Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu)
from Rektha Kanda Swamy Temple
Rektha Kanda Swamy Temple 1984-00-00
from Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa Temple

Document updated2012-01-30:�
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Manikantan is a confiscated Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail), in India.

Manikantan arrived in 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 18 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Kaveri born >1936
  2. ,
  3. Aale born 2007
  4. ,
  5. Ganesha born 1974
  6. ,
  7. Gange born 1960
  8. ,
  9. Gayithri
  10. ,
  11. Kunti
  12. ,
  13. Lilli
  14. ,
  15. Mayura
  16. ,
  17. Netravathi (Nethravathi) born 1999
  18. ,
  19. Sagar born 1984
  20. ,
  21. Sharada
  22. ,
  23. Subathra born >1946
  24. ,
  25. Thirtharama
  26. ,
  27. unknown born 2018
  28. ,
  29. unknown born 2018-08-29
  30. ,
  31. unknown born 2020-10-00
  32. ,
  33. unknown born 2016-09-00
  34. ,
  35. unknown born 2014-00-00
  36. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Manikantan was born wild .


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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, (2020). Manikantan, an Asian at Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5367. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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