Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) in India


Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)
Local nameThiruvananthapuram Kappukadu
Typesanctuary
Size56 hectares
Founded2008
First elephant arrived2008
AddressKappukadu, Kottoor, Mannoorkara Village
Zip-code695574
PlaceKattakkada Taluk
DistrictThiruvananthapuram district
StateKerala
CountryIndia
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Description

Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) , located at Kappukadu, Kottoor, Mannoorkara Village, in Kattakkada Taluk, in India, was founded in 2008 and the first elephant arrived in 2008.

At Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) lives 19 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Aameena born 2020?
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  3. Agasthyan born 2010?
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  5. Ammu born 2002
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  7. Arjun born 2016?
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  9. Chinna born 2017?
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  11. Jaysree born 1972
  12. ,
  13. Kottoor Soman born 1942?
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  15. Manu born 2017?
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  17. Maya born 2017?
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  19. Minna born 2003
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  21. Moni born 1946?
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  23. Podichi born 2014?
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  25. Poorna born 2016?
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  27. Raja born 2013?
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  29. Rajkumar born 1989
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  31. Rana
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  33. Sreekutty born 2019-08-00
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  35. Sundari born 2009
  36. ,
  37. Unnikrishnan born 2009
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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.

2019-11-09: Sreekutty was brought to the Kappukadu elephant rehabilitation centre on November 8, 2019.


References for records about Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)

Recommended Citation

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

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Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) on elephant-news.com

Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC) is mentioned on Elephant News:

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Politicos oppose move to set up elephant zone - Elephant News
2012-01-09Luckiest of india's overworked elephants given spa holiday - Elephant News
2012-02-11‘chandramukhi' to make kottur her home - Elephant News
2019-12-30Kerala jumbo neelakantan dies after years of neglect, abuse by caretakers - Elephant News
2020-10-04Kerala's 78-year-old elephant to enter guinness book of world records (age unverified) - Elephant News
2020-11-06Kerala is all set to become home of world’s largest elephant care-and-cure facility - Elephant News


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This document was updated: 2020-11-10 19:11:02


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