Here's why Twitter is in love with elephant Bob-cut Sengamalam from Tamil Nadu
Indian Forest Service officer Sudha Ramen said the elephant has a huge fan club just for her hairstyle
After a heartwarming video showing an elephant patrolling the streets of Kerala amid lockdown went viral, another elephant from Tamil Nadu with a unique haircut is winning hearts online. The adorable pictures of the elephant were shared by Indian Forest Service officer Sudha Ramen who said that the elephant has a huge fan club just for her hairstyle.
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.— Sudha Ramen IFS ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ®ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ³ (@SudhaRamenIFS) July 5, 2020
Pics from Internet. pic.twitter.com/KINN8FHOV3
On Sunday, Ramen took to Twitter to share pictures of the elephant. The IFS officer said that the elephant is popularly known as "Bob-cut Sengamalam" and one can see her at the Rajagopalaswamy Temple in Mannargudi in Tamilnadu. The giant animal has a huge fan club for her fringed hairstyle. Bob-cut Sengamalam is maintained by her mahout S Rajagopal.
So far, the viral post has collected over 30,000 likes and nearly 5,000 retweets. One user wrote, "She has alluring looks, darling don’t eat pineapple's when u see. God bless you Bob cut baby," while another said, "Wow she is beautiful." A few users also shared throwback pictures of when they met "Bob-cut Sengamalam".
Here's how netizens reacted:
She has alluring looks, darling don’t eat pineapple’sðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ when u see. God bless you Bob cut baby ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ— Ramesh Naidu (@RameshN74480645) July 5, 2020
When she was in Elephant Rejuvenation Camp, MettupalayamâÂÂÂÂºï¸ÂÂÂÂ— Mukul Singh Thakur (@singhmukul92) July 5, 2020
She is very friendly and cheerful pic.twitter.com/aMKkGBzPnH
Cutest pic.twitter.com/6yq1BB9oJz— Yamini Vijayaraj (@yamini_speaks) July 5, 2020
I have these in my collection pic.twitter.com/1Cqb3BjeVv— CA Magizhmaran (@eli_sad) July 6, 2020
Wow she is beautiful— Indian first (@Mungphali1) July 6, 2020
She is not a show thing.— Indian first (@Mungphali1) July 6, 2020
Temple elephants have the longest lifespans, healthiest n good calves.
And are worshipped
Been there 2 years ago.. pic.twitter.com/5e01EBwHje— Nani Maripi (@maripi95) July 6, 2020
When an elephant has more swag than many ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ— reaper25 (@dkillswitch) July 5, 2020
Bob-cut Sengamalam is a rockstarðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ https://t.co/lMPvMXvM70— Sayonee (@Shayo_nee) July 6, 2020
I call it "Love at first Sight"ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ— Satya Poojary (@poojarysatya) July 6, 2020
known as "Bob-cut Sengamalam" at Sri Rajagopalaswamy Temple, Mannargudi, Tamilnadu. pic.twitter.com/oEL0esVeX3
In February 2020, DMK MLA TRB Rajaa had shared pictures and videos of the gentle giant. Rajaa had shared a video of Sengamalam playing and said that she is one of the few temple elephants who are allowed to roam freely.
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