Birendra Prasad
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Sauraha elephant breeding centre in Nepal

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Birendra Prasad  dead elephant


Local id Number 17


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Male ♂ 31 years old
Born:* 1976 unknown
Birth place: in Myanmar unspecified location
Imported:1985 by Sauraha elephant breeding centre
Dead: 2007-10-23
Death location: Sauraha
Death reason: disease: Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1994 Bahadur Gaja
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sauraha elephant breeding centre, in Nepal

Date of arrival

1986-00-00Sauraha elephant breeding centre
from Myanmar unspecified location

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History of updates2023-09-11

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† Birendra Prasad is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2007-10-23 at Sauraha elephant breeding centre, in Nepal, . Official death reason described as Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).


Total: 1 babies

  1. (M) 1994 Bahadur Gaja


Birendra Prasad was born unknown 1976 at Myanmar unspecified location. and imported 1985 by Sauraha elephant breeding centre

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Imported 1986 from Myanmar.

A Tuberculosis afflicted 35 year old elephant, christened 'Birendra Prasad', died at the elephant yard in Sauraha on 23rd October depriving of medical treatment. Birendra Prasad had been living in the Elephant Breeding Center of Khorsor but recently shifted to Sauraha for medicare. It was brought to Chitwan 22 years ago, the year that the elephant breeding centre was set up.

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Koehl, Dan, (2024). Birendra Prasad, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sauraha elephant breeding centre in Nepal. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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