Elephant is the 'State Animal' of Kerala

For the people of Kerala, these gentle gaints are the symbol of pride & elegance

They are an integral part of people's lives and culture

According to official data, there are a total of 430 captive elephants

*Data as on February 6 2023

This comprises 280 privately-owned elephants...

...109 jumbos, owned by Devaswoms & other entities...

...and 41 looked after by Forest Department