Shankar at Aurangabad Siddharth Garden and Zoo

† Shankar
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2000-08-09,
Death reason: :
Location:Aurangabad Siddharth Garden and Zoo
ArrivedAurangabad Siddharth Garden and Zoo 1996-08-00
from Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)
Born: wild
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) 1997-11-09 Lakshmi
Document updated2018-05-27:
1997-11-09: The local zoo had witnessed the arrival of a male elephant Shankar and female elephant Swaraswati from Mysore on August 1, 1996. The couple gave birth to a baby elephant named Laxmi on November 9, 1997. While the male elephant died on August 9, 2000, two female elephants continue to await freedom in the wake of CZAI framing new rules.

Sources, among others

  • https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/aurangabad/illegally-housed-elephants-from-maharashtra-zoo-set-off-for-journey-of-freedom-to-andhra-pradesh/articleshow/62008224.cms

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