Indira (Indra), grande dame of Sakrebailu and Karnataka’s oldest elephant, dies

Forest department officials and others offering tributes to Indira at Shettihalli reserve forest in Shivamogga
Forest department officials and others offering tributes to Indira at Shettihalli reserve forest in Shivamogga

2017-02-01 - SHIVAMOGGA, India , Ramachandra V Gunari

Karnataka’s seniormost elephant died on Monday, at the ripe old age of 82. Indira died of natural causes at the Sakrebailu elephant camp, her home for the past almost 50 years. Indira was the grande dame of the Sakrebailu elephant camp, loved by all and known to have tamed many a wild elephant brought here over the past many decades. Indira herself had been captured in a khedda operation from Kakanakote forest in the Western Ghats in 1968.

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