A seven-year-old elephant Kuttummukku Kannan died at Kalathode, near here, on Friday. The elephant, owned by Kuttumukku Unni was ailing for some time. Mr. Unni said that the elephant fell unconscious while taking food in the morning. The District Forest Officer said that the cause of death could be ascertained only after a post-mortem. The Elephant Lovers' Association sought an investigation into the death of the elephant.