Andal an Asian elephant at Renganathar Swamy temple


♀ Andal


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Identification

Local id Number 28
Tamil Nadu database118

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Dentition:tushes
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1980 unknown
Birth place:
Locations
Present / last location:Renganathar Swamy temple, in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1986-10-16Renganathar Swamy temple
from Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)

Document updated
2021-02-09: link to http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=7616
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Andal is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Renganathar Swamy temple, in India.

Andal arrived Renganathar Swamy temple 1986-10-16, relocated from Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai), in India.

In Renganathar Swamy temple, Andal lives as single living elephant at this location (see detailed list).

Origin


Andal was born unknown 1980.


Comments / pictures

2017-08-29: He told me that Andal was 38 years old and she came to Srirangam on 16th October 1986, which is almost 31 years. That is when I realized, why she did not panic when a lot of people surrounded her. She is taking the Kudam filled with water from the Kaveri river as an offering to Ranganatha every day. It is her usual routine of starting her day.



Andal on elephant-news.comElephant News: articles where Andal is mentioned on elephant-news.com

2021-02-08Elephants begin journey to thekkampatti for 48-day retreat - Elephant News



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Andal, an Asian elephant at Renganathar Swamy temple in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=8248. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Andal mentioned on our sister website www.elephant-news.com

2021-02-08Elephants begin journey to thekkampatti for 48-day retreat - Elephant News

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  • Categories1980 births | Elephants from Renganathar Swamy temple | India | Single living | Asian elephants



    This document was updated: 2021-02-09 15:52:49


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