Elephants share a close bonding with humans with many stories, movies revolving around tusker and their love. One of such elephants getting a lot of love is Sengamalam, for its unique hairstyle.
Famous as ‘Bob-Cutting Sengamalam’, the elephant lives in the Rajagopalaswamy temple of Mannargudi in Tiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu.
Indian Forest Service officer (IFS) Sudha Ramen has posted a few pictures of the tusker. The post was complimented by devotees and tourists sharing their experience with Sengamalam, and got more than 10K likes.
“She is famously known as "Bob-cut Sengamalam" who has a huge fan club just for her hair style. You can see her at Sri Rajagopalaswamy Temple, Mannargudi, Tamil Nadu,” read the caption.
She is famously known as "Bob-cut Sengamalam" who has a huge fan club just for her hair style. You can see her at Sri Rajagopalaswamy Temple, Mannargudi, Tamilnadu.Pics from Internet. pic.twitter.com/KINN8FHOV3— Sudha Ramen IFS 🇮🇳 (@SudhaRamenIFS) July 5, 2020
The mammal’s hair is maintained by mahout, S Rajagopal. Its maintenance takes a lot of time and patience.
Today, ‘Bob-cutting’ Sengamalam has become a part of every devotees’ Instagram account that visited the temple.