Elephant information and database since 1995
Welcome to With 25 years online, this is the oldest and largest online elephant database in the world and also possibly the largest database of animal individuals. Updated almost daily it presently presents 8664 captive living elephants
, and each of the
www.elephant.se and The Elephant Database. owned and managed by elephant consultant Dan Koehl. ( ORCID Wikipedia article) location facilities
from 123 countries in 6 continent regions, as a neutral unbiased documentation. Above you can either search for an elephants name, a location name or for a certain country. You can also use the navigation links on top, on "database" you can choose births and deaths for any given year 1880-today from the list of
6842 dead elephants from both species..
Click on a country to see overview of statistical number and the category of different locations within the country
When you click on a location: four different category tabs let you choose how much, and what you want to see: (the tabs also show how many individuals are within each category) Location info contains basic records and history about a location, present give an overview over the elephants living on the location now, births list the elephants which was born on the location, deaths the one that died there, and total gives a full-length list of all elephants which was ever at the location.
Elephants with unknown present or death location, origin, birth or previous location, are listed on the fictional location
unknown location, while possible duplicates (two different records elephants who may be the same elephant) are listed at possible duplicates?. If you have any information regarding those elephants, please . contact us
Click on every elephant to see the individual presentaton with history on present and past locations, and see eventual existing and documented parentage and offspring
There are also a number of sections with different data sorts, like regional studbooks and breeding, transfer and relocations of elephants, births and deaths, disease and longevity, and year lists from 1880-today. You can also see the list of
elephants with submitted documented birth weights, elephants with submitted documented body weights elephants with submitted documented body heights, list of elephant mankillers, list of elephant names, summarize and graphical statistics and the latest changes in the elephant database. ( RSS) Please if you find any errors in this database or would like to share any news of elephant births, deaths, or transfers. If you have a website, blog or similair, you can put the newsticker you see to the right, which automatically gets updated with the 10 latest births:
contact us Just copy the code below, and paste it where you want the newsticker:
Regional elephant lists American studbook * Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook * European studbook * Japanese studbook * captive elephants from Andaman Islands, India * captive elephants from Karnataka, India * captive elephants from Kerala, India * captive elephants from Sumatra Island, Indonesia (NEW! under construction) *, and captive elephants from Tamil Nadu, India * Orphans at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya
Elephant breeding topics elephant breeding overview and list of * pregnant females birth weights * stillbirths * castrated bulls * artificial insemination The 5 Most Recent Elephant Births
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Oldest Living Elephants
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Location Show 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 100 oldest elephants in the database which are over 40 years. Show only Asians, only Africans, both Among oldest dead elephants in the database is Lin wang (min 86), Lakshmikutty (min. 84), Big Gentry Babe (min. 70).
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No elephant with the name in the database. !
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