Oldest known elephant in captivity dies at 88 in India

Oldest known elephant in captivity dies at 88 in India

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The elephant named Dakshayani took part in temple rituals at the Chengalloor Mahadeva Temple in the southern state of Kerala. She was the oldest elephant and estimated her age at 88

Oldest known elephant in captivity dies at 88 in India
Oldest known elephant in captivity ‘Dakshayani’

She has given the title ‘Elephant granny’ or ‘Gaja Muthassi’, from the last several years she had not taken part in any public event.

Her vet said that the elephant stopped taking food and died on Tuesday at the age of 88.

After she began to have trouble moving around the keeper started feeding her pineapples and carrots in recent years.


More than 2,400 elephants in captivity in India.

The former Travancore Devaswom Board president told to a news agency that the oldest elephant was well-treated in captivity.

“Due to various practical constraints, we could not let her loose, but instead ensured that she had more than enough space to move around,”

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