Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) in India

Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)
Local nameThiruvananthapuram Kappukadu
Typesanctuary
Size56 hectares
Founded2008
First elephant arrived2008
AddressKappukad, Kottoor, Mannoorkara Village
Zip-code695574
PlaceKattakkada Taluk
DistrictThiruvananthapuram district
StateKerala
CountryIndia
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2008: The ERC initially had three elephants of different age groups when it started. The project when completed will house 30 elephants.

2012: 9 elephants.

2018: Elephant Rehabilitation Centre, Kappukad, Kottoor spreads over an area of 56 hectares and at present has 17 elephants which include calves, sub-adults and adults of both sexes.

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Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) , Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), (available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=1018). (archived at the Wayback machine)

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