Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Subramani  dead elephant
Alternative name: Subramaniyan



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ about 2009 years old (approximate age)
Born:* ~1952 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1958-09-07 Thunakadavu near Anamalai
Dead: 2009-03-14
Death reason: unknown: kidney failure, weak after the attack
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India

Date of arrival

1960-00-00Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
from Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)

1958-09-07Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
from Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR)

Record history
History of updates2010-08-30: new record
2018-05-18: capture

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Subramani is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2009-03-14 at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India, . Official death reason described as kidney failure, weak after the attack.


Subramani was born wild ~1952, captured 1958-09-07 , captured at Thunakadavu near Anamalai.

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1958: The pachyderm had been captured in 1958 at Thunakadavu near Anamalai when it was six years old.

2009: Attacked and gored by a wild elephant near Theppakadu. By his death, Subramani was the oldest Tusker and second oldest elephant in the Theppakadu elephant camp.

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Koehl, Dan, (2021). Subramani, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 May 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories2009 deaths | ~195 births | 1958 captures | Elephants from Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) | India | Asian elephants

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