Hamsa Raj
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kerala unspecified location in India

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Hamsa Raj  dead elephant


Chip id Number 000658FFC7
Local id Number 566
Kerala database nr83


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 65 years old
Born:* 1952 wild
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Dead: 2017
Death reason: disease: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kerala unspecified location, in India

Date of arrival

Kerala unspecified location
Record history
History of updates2018-03-11: new
2018-03-19: Kerala DCEK Nr
2021-12-24: Born in India

Latest document update2021-12-24 06:03:21
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† Hamsa Raj is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2017 at Kerala unspecified location, in India, . Official death reason described as Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?.


Hamsa Raj was born wild 1952 at India unspecified location.

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The only two elephants whose deaths were not linked to festivals were the oldest elephants; Hansraj (65), and Kannamkulangara Sasi (75). At death, they were more Skeleton than flesh, a clear hint that they died of hunger and some mysterious disease.

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Koehl, Dan, (2021). Hamsa Raj, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kerala unspecified location in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 June 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5525. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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