Kottoor Soman
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) in India

♂ Kottoor Soman


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Identification

Chip id Number00065DB7BJ
Local id Number 16
Kerala database nr13

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 79 years old (estimated age)
Body height: 2.89 meter, 9.5 feet
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1942? wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) , in India

Date of arrival

Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)
from Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve

Record history
History of updates2018-03-18: Kerala DCEK Nr

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

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Kottoor Soman is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) , in India.

Kottoor Soman arrived to the Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) unknown date, relocated from the Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve, in India.

Kottoor Soman lives together with 17 other elephants at the Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) :
  1. 1. ♀ Aameena born 2020?
  2. 2. ♂ Agasthyan born 2010?
  3. 3. ♀ Ammu born 2002
  4. 4. ♀ Chinna born 2017?
  5. 5. ♀ Jaysree born 1972
  6. 6. ♂ Kottoor Kannan born 2018-02-00?
  7. 7. ♂ Manu born 2017?
  8. 8. ♀ Maya born 2017?
  9. 9. ♀ Minna born 2003
  10. 10. ♂ Moni born 1946?
  11. 11. ♀ Podichi born 2014?
  12. 12. ♀ Poorna born 2016?
  13. 13. ♂ Raja born 2013?
  14. 14. ♂ Rajkumar born 1989
  15. 15. ♀ Rana
  16. 16. ♀ Sundari born 2009
  17. 17. ♂ Unnikrishnan born 2009


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Kottoor Soman was born wild 1942?.


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2020: 78-year-old elephant Soman from Kottur elephant rehabilitation centre is all set to enter the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s oldest elephant. Ahead of this, the Herd of elephants in the rehabilitation centre will honour Soman on Sunday.



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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kottoor Soman, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5901. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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