Lakshmi an Asian elephant at Dawood Meeran

 ☨ ♀ Lakshmi  

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 54 years old (estimated age)
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Born:* 1966? wild
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Dead date: 2020-10-18
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Dawood Meeran, in India

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Dawood Meeran
from India unspecified location

Document updated2020-10-19: death report
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† Lakshmi is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Dawood Meeran, in India, from unknown reasons in 2020-10-18, (see detailed list).


Lakshmi was born wild 1966? in India unspecified location.

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2020-10-18: Lakshmi, 54-year-old female elephant died at Mukoodal in the district on Sunday. Forest department officials said that the elephant was owned by one Dawood Meeran (50) of Ravanasamudram, near Ambasamudram, for the last five years. He used to take the elephant to local temples during festivals organised by the villagers. On Saturday night, he reached Muthumalai Amman Temple in Mukoodal, where a festival was scheduled on Sunday. However, in the early hours of Sunday, Meeran found the pachyderm unconscious.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Lakshmi, an Asian at Dawood Meeran in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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