Bob-cut Sengamalam: An elephant from Tamil Nadu that is famous for her adorable hairdo; Pics

A temple elephant from Tamil Nadu is grabbing headlines over social media because of her unique and adorable hairstyle. ‘Bob-cut Sengamalam’ is a popular elephant from the Rajagopalaswamy temple and she is getting immense popularity after an Indian Forest Officer Sudha Ramen shared her pictures on social media. While sharing the tweet, Sudha wrote— ‘She is famously known as ‘Bob-cut Sengamalam’ who has a huge fan club just for her hairstyle’. Check out the tweet below:

When asked mahout Rajagopal about this unique style, he revealed that he once saw a baby elephant with a bob-cut on social media and got inspiration from there. He further said that this elephant is like a child to him and he takes care of her no matter what. He especially pays focus towards the unique hairdo.

He further said that this unique hairstyle is only achieved because of her calm and pleasant nature; otherwise, it would not have been possible to do. As soon as the pictures of this adorable elephant got popular on social media, netizens poured love on her. Have a look at some of the comments she received on social media.


According to reports, Sengamalam’s hair is washed with an anti-dandruff shampoo for around three times a day and for that Rajgopal has also installed a shower that cost him Rs 45,000. On the other hand, while sharing the pictures, Sudha said that she is not promoting the culture of captivating the elephants for personal use and they should be allowed to be free where they belong.