Deceased elephants at Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota) in India

This database list 14 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 Local id: 28
DCEK id: 558
CHIP:00065964FC
Certificate nr:386
+ Kuttisankaran
EM M
58wild
1962
2020-07-26age x 1969-00-00Kuttisankaran Nair
2 DCEK id: 678
+ Guruvayur Padmanabhan
EM M
58wild
2020-03-00?unknown x 1975-06-25Guruvayur Devaswom (Kovilakam)
3 DCEK id: 700
+ Vineeth Krishnan
EM M
wild
~1980
2018-05-25disease intestinal impaction x 2003-01-01
4 Local id: 16
DCEK id: 691
+ Seshadri
EM M
26unknown
1992
2018-03-21accident died after falling into a well x
5 DCEK id: 655
+ Junior Achuthan
EM M
39unknown
1978
2017-06-07unknown collapsed and died x
6 Local id: 2
DCEK id: 637
+ Adithyan
EM M
wild
~1995
2017unknown overworked x
7 DCEK id: 685
+ Ramankutty
EM M
58unknown
1958
2016-09-15unknown x Raman Namboodiri (Puthillathu Mana)
8+ Kesavankutty (Keshavankutty)
EM M
43unknown
1973
2016-03-31disease intestinal rupture x
9 Local id: 5
DCEK id: 640
+ Arjun
EM M
20unknown
1992
2012-07-20disease toxaemia x 1998-00-00
10 DCEK id: 684
+ Ramachandran
EM M
61unknown
1949
2010-02-22age x
11 DCEK id: 702+ (N/A)
+ Nandilath Gopalakrishnan
EM M
28unknown
1978
2006-01-07disease impaction of the colon Erandakettu and pneumonia x
12+ Kuttinarayanan (Asiad Appu)
EM M
23unknown
1982
2005-05-14disease fever from arthritis and fracture x Appu Ghar
13+ Gajarani Lakshmikutty
EM F
84wild
1913
1997unknown x 1975-06-25Guruvayur Devaswom (Kovilakam)
14+ Gajarajan Kesavan
EM M
72wild
1904
1976-12-02age x 1975-06-25Guruvayur Devaswom (Kovilakam)


Source for the list of elephants deceased at Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota) in India, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=535 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this list:

Latest updateName of elephantSource (if it is a website, the target website will open in new window)
2020-08-07 Kuttisankaran:
  • https://english.mathrubhumi.com/news/offbeat/tusker-kongad-kuttisankaran-dies-at-58-1.4932660
  • 2018-05-27 Vineeth Krishnan:
  • Rajeev N Kurup
  • 2018-05-17 Guruvayur Padmanabhan:
  • https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/kerala-s-beloved-elephant-jumbo-king-padmanabhan-no-more/story-OAkX72gli99kEol7zBa8hN.html?fbclid=IwAR1GGG0Oyni-aSbhd9_ATafFZRUtJ0upWjN5bZ3LIyaQdQZYMaxEvLdwRlw
  • 2018-05-06 Adithyan:
  • https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/160118/kerala-temple-fests-kill-elephants-at-young-age.html
  • 2018-05-06 Junior Achuthan:
  • https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/in-other-news/250617/kerala-another-elephant-dies-in-captivity.html

  • https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/160118/kerala-temple-fests-kill-elephants-at-young-age.html

  • http://www.asiannature.org/sites/default/files/10%20TR%20Kerala-Captive%20elephants%20Welfare%20%26%20Management.pdf

  • 2018-05-06 Arjun:
  • http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-07-20/thiruvananthapuram/32763227_1_elephant-sanctuary-arjun-tusker
  • 2018-05-06 Nandilath Gopalakrishnan:
  • http://www.hindu.com/2006/01/09/stories/2006010904270300.htm">News article


  • 2018-05-04 Seshadri:
  • https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/kerala/2018/03/21/elephant-runs-amok-dies-after-falling-into-well-guruvayur-palakkad.html
  • 2018-03-18 Ramankutty:
  • E. V. Pradeep

  • http://english.mathrubhumi.com/news/offbeat/ramankutty-of-guruvayur-dewaswom-dies-english-news-1.1358227


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