2012-01-22: Ten-year-old Abhinaya was the centre of attraction at the Elephant Pongal celebrations organised at Top Slip near Pollachi on Saturday....Elephant Pongal celebrations organised at Top Slip near Pollachi on Saturday; The other 13 elephants present were Bharani (27), Nanjan (51), Ramu (42), Kalpana Chawla (32), Mariyappan (24), Pari (31), Vikram (14), Selvi (52), Sivagami (61), Vijayalakshmi (59) and Durga (17). Other elephants which could not attend the celebrations due to health problems were Kaleem (45), Surya (38), Venkatesh (28), Kapil Dev (29), Rajvardhan (13) and Suyambu (14). Valli (67) and Saradha (57) had already retired from their service and did not participate.
2019-07-04: Kumki elephants Suyambu (24) and Venkatesh (32) from Anamalai Tiger Reserve will be shifted to Chadivayal camp of Coimbatore Forest Division.
The two will replace kumkis Cheran (32) and John (27) of Chadivayal camp, who will be sent to Theppakkadu in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve. Cheran and John were shifted from Theppakkadu to Chadivayal in April last year.
2020-09-21: 41-year-old cow elephant died of age-related ailments at the elephant camp near Pollachi in the district on Monday, forest officials said. The elephant Kalpana in the Kolikamuthy camp in Top Slip area had been suffering from the ailments for the last two months and been under treatment, they said