Sikom an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Manas National Park

Sikom
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 13 years old
Management:wild
Location:Manas National Park
ArrivalManas National Park
from CWRC in Manas National Park
CWRC in Manas National Park 2011-01-31
from Kaziranga Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC)
Born:* 2007 wild
Document updated2011-10-27: text
2011-11-21: text, wild
This male calf was separated from his herd when he was swept away in the currents of Jia Bhoroli river near Nameri National Park, Assam. He was rescued by Forest Department near Potasali Antipoaching camp, Nameri National Park.

2011: Sikom has been sighted a couple of times and is faring well.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Sikom, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Manas National Park in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6257. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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