Subramani an Asian elephant at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)

 ☨ ♂ Subramani  
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 date: 2009-03-14
Death reason: unknown: kidney failure, weak after the attack
Present / last location:Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India

Date of Arrival
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1960-00-00Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
from Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai) 1958-09-07
from Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR)

Document updated2010-08-30: new record
2018-05-18: capture
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† Subramani is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India, of from unknown reasons in 2009-03-14. Official death reason described as kidney failure, weak after the attack. (see detailed list).


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.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Subramani, an Asian elephant at Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 June 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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