Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Shankar at Abhayaranyam elephant camp (Mudumalai)


♂ Shankar

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Male ♂
Management:Free contact

People killed:3, during December 2020
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Locations
Present / last location:Abhayaranyam elephant camp (Mudumalai), in India

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Abhayaranyam elephant camp (Mudumalai)
from Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC) 2021-02-12
from Gudalur forest

Document updated2021-02: tracked by the State Forest Department to be tranquilised and captured
2021-02-13: Shankar was captured
2021-07-05; free contact
2021-07-05: link to http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=7696
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Location


Shankar is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Abhayaranyam elephant camp (Mudumalai), in India.

Shankar arrived Abhayaranyam elephant camp (Mudumalai) unknown date, relocated from Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC), in India.

In Abhayaranyam elephant camp (Mudumalai), Shankar lives as single living elephant at this location (see detailed list).

Origin


Shankar was born wild at India unspecified location.


Comments / pictures

Shankar is a single-tusked elephant, nicknamed after the forest watcher who found his broken tusk.



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

Shankar is mentioned on Elephant News:

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2021-02-13In the can: elephant shankar captured after two months - Elephant News
2021-07-05Shankar shifted to temporary elephant camp in nilgiris - Elephant News



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Shankar, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Abhayaranyam elephant camp (Mudumalai) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=8270. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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

2021-02-13In the can: elephant shankar captured after two months - Elephant News
2021-07-05Shankar shifted to temporary elephant camp in nilgiris - Elephant News

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  • CategoriesElephants from Abhayaranyam elephant camp (Mudumalai) | India | Mankillers | Single living | Asian elephants



    This document was updated: 2021-07-05 07:32:19


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