Murugan an Asian elephant at Amsterdam Artis Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Murugan  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 50 years old
Status:sick
Origin
Born:* 1953-01-23 captive-born
Birth place: in Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad)
Death
Dead date: 2003-06-04
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations
Present / last location:Amsterdam Artis Zoo, in Netherlands

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1954-11-25Amsterdam Artis Zoo
from Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad)

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† Murugan is a dead sick Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Amsterdam Artis Zoo, in Netherlands, of euthanised in 2003-06-04. (see detailed list).

Origin


Murugan was born captive-born 1953-01-23 at Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad).


Comments / pictures

Came as official gift from Pandit Nehru to Amsterdam.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Murugan, an Asian elephant at Amsterdam Artis Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=710. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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