Shanti an Asian elephant at Arulmigu Jambukeswarar Sri Akhilandeswari Temple

 ☨ ♀ Shanti  

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ about 2010 years old (approximate age)
Born:* ~1956 unknown
Birth place:
Dead date: 2010-07-15
Death reason: age: ailing
Present / last location:Arulmigu Jambukeswarar Sri Akhilandeswari Temple, in India

Date of Arrival
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1961-00-00Arulmigu Jambukeswarar Sri Akhilandeswari Temple

Document updated2009-12-27: new record
2018-05-17: death report
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† Shanti is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Arulmigu Jambukeswarar Sri Akhilandeswari Temple, in India, of age in 2010-07-15. Official death reason described as ailing. (see detailed list).


Shanti was born unknown ~1956.

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Fifty-four-year-old Shanthi was donated by the late actor Shivaji Ganesan in 1961 when it was about five years old...The elephant was said to be ailing the past couple of months and was under the observation of a team of veterinary doctors

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Shanti, an Asian elephant at Arulmigu Jambukeswarar Sri Akhilandeswari Temple in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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