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Welcome to the Elephant encyclopedia and database www.elephant.se, owned and managed by elephant consultant Dan Koehl. (ORCID Wikipedia article) Over 25 years online, this is the oldest website about elephants, presently under renovation, where old sections like Elephant Anatomy, The Elephant Glossary and Frequently asked questions about elephants (FAQ) from 1995 will soon be revised, updated and further developed before end of 2021. Website is valid HTML5 Valid CSS and will soon become mobile friendly.

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The Elephant Database is the largest online elephant database in the world and also possibly the largest database of animal individual animal records. Updated almost daily it presently presents 8857 captive living elephants , and 3454 location facilities from 125 countries in 6 continent regions, as a neutral unbiased documentation. Theres also records of 7186 dead elephants from living and extinct species, as well as a list of Proboscideans on Taxidermy display on Museums. For statistics and overview, see summarize and graphical statistics and the latest changes in the elephant database. (RSS) On most pages sources for the individual records are declared on the bottom of the page, while a more generic presention is compiled at the page about sources and contributors.


Regional elephant listsAmerican 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 West bengal, India ( under construction) * captive elephants from Sumatra Island, Indonesia (under construction) *, and captive elephants from Tamil Nadu, India * Orphans at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya * wild elephants submitted in Amboseli Elephant Research Project (AERP) ( under construction)

Elephant breeding topicselephant breeding overview and list of pregnant females * All breeding cows * All breeding bulls * birth weights * stillbirths * castrated bulls * artificial insemination

The 5 Most Recent Elephant Births
Name Species Sex Weight Birth Parents Birth location
unnamed EM ? 2021-09-11 Pandu x Rejina Pinnawala elephant orphanage
† ♀ Mumo LA F ? 2021-09-10 x Makena Tsavo National Park
unknown LA M ? 2021-09-01? x Malka Samburu National Reserve
unnamed (twin) EM M ? 2021-08-31 Pandu x Surangie Pinnawala elephant orphanage
unnamed (twin) EM M ? 2021-08-31 Pandu x Surangie Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Elephants born in: 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

Reasons for elephant deathseuthanised * poisoned * falling into moats * mankillers various diseases like * Anthrax * Arthritis * Elephant Pox * Cancer * Colic * Herpesvirus * Pneumonia * Rabies * Tetanus * Tuberculosis * Viral EMC - Elephant Encephalomyocarditis virus

The 5 Most Recent Elephant Deaths
Name Species Sex Birth Death Age Reason Arrival Location
† ♀ Arun Reah EM F 2021-09-16 ? unknown
2013-01-16 Elephant Sanctuary Cambodia
† ♀ Dani EM F 1965? 2021-09-03 56 age
2010-12-00 Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
† ♂ Ant Bwe Lay EM M 1994-08-23 2021-09-00 27 euthanised
serious health problems (tuberculosis?)
2000-06-23 Pont-Scorff Zoo
† ♀ Mumo LA F 2021-09-10 2021-09-00 0 pathological
collapsed, sunburn and dehydrated after long marsch
2021-09-00 Tsavo National Park
† ♂ Channanikad AyyapanKutty EM M 2021-08-26? ? unknown
K. R. Ushakumari
Elephants dead in: 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000.

The 5 Most Recent Elephant Transfers
Name Species Sex Birth Age Location Arrival From
Bo EM M 1987-01-22 34 Elephant Refuge North America (ERNA) 2021-09-23 George Carden Circus International
✝ Mumo LA F 2021-09-10 0 Tsavo National Park 2021-09-00
Wen Wen EM unknown 2021-08-00 0 Xishuangbanna Yunnan Asian elephant breeding center 2021-09-00 China unspecified location
Butch (Mickey) LA M 1981 40 Winston Wildlife Safari 2021-08-31 Monterey Zoo, Elephants of Africa Rescue Society (EARS)
Yambo LA M 2004-03-29 17 Beekse Bergen Safaripark 2021-08-20 Cabarceno Zoo Obregon
Elephants transfered in: 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000.

5 oldest dead elephants Among oldest dead elephants in the database is Lin wang (min 86), Lakshmikutty (min. 84), Rhani (min. 83), Shirley (77-78), Shirley (72-73), Big Gentry Babe (min. 70).

100 Oldest living elephants
Nr Age Name Species Sex Birth Parents Location
1 79 Kottoor Soman EM M 1942? x Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)
2 75 Moni EM M 1946? x Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)
3 73 Rajmangal EM M 1948? x Chhat Bir Zoo (Mahinder Singh Zoological park)
4 72 Anusha EM F 1949 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
5 72 Bandula (Bandoola) EM M 1949 x Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
6 72 Do EM M 1949 x H Mui
7 72 Bijli Prasad EM M 1949 x India Forest Department of Andaman (FDA)
8 71 Andal EM M 1950 x Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
9 70 Bua Ban EM F 1951 x Maetaman Elephant Adventure
10 70 Boonsermsong EM M 1951 x Surin elephant kingdom (Ban Ta Klang elephant village)
11 70 Pho-ngen EM M 1951 x Surin elephant kingdom (Ban Ta Klang elephant village)
12 69 Savannah EM F 1952 x El Paso Zoo
13 69 Roongsap EM F 1952 x Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
14 69 Sampath (Sumpath) EM M 1952 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
15 69 Nang (Mae Leh) EM F 1952 x Elephant Valley Project Cambodia
16 69 Amy LA F 1952? x Amboseli National Park
17 68 Baby EM F 1953 x Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
18 68 Anura EM M 1953 x Tama Zoological Park
19 68 MoMo EM F 1953 x Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
20 67 KamMeun EM M 1954 x Maesa Elephant Camp
21 67 Kuttikrishnan EM M 1954 x Guruvayur Devaswom elephant camp
22 67 Gajendra EM M 1954 x K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)
23 67 Anne EM F 1954 x Longleat Safari Park
24 67 Jackie EM F 1954 x Natal Zoo Lion Park
25 67 Jasmine EM F 1954 x Natal Zoo Lion Park
26 67 Wassana EM F 1954 x Phuket Zoo
27 67 Thong Pool EM M 1954 x Surin elephant kingdom (Ban Ta Klang elephant village)
28 67 Khun EM F 1954 x Y Sam Luk
29 67 Prashant EM M 1954? x Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre
30 67 Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi) EM F 1954? x Mathigodu elephant Camp
31 66 Targa EM F 1955 x Augsburg Zoo
32 66 BanYen 1 EM M 1955 x Maesa Elephant Camp
33 66 Anarkali EM F 1955 x Mumbai Byculla Jijamata Udyan zoo
34 66 Laxman (Lakshmana) EM M 1955 x Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu)
35 66 Mo Dee EM F 1955? x Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
36 65 Velayudhan EM M 1956 x Guruvayur Devaswom elephant camp
37 65 Phokaew (พลายโพธิ์แก้ว) EM M 1956 x Surin elephant kingdom (Ban Ta Klang elephant village)
38 65 H Luan EM F 1956 x Lak Lake Travel Co
39 65 Balarama EM M 1956? x Mathigodu elephant Camp
40 64 BanYen 2 EM M 1957 x Maesa Elephant Camp
41 64 Sarah EM F 1957 x Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
42 64 Aussan (Assam) EM F 1957 x Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
43 64 Ya Long EM F 1957 x Kunming Zoo
44 64 Tricia EM F 1957 x Perth Zoo
45 64 Thongkum (Thong Kham) EM F 1957 x Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp
46 64 Santha EM F 1957 x Shibu Joseph
47 64 Mable (wild) LA F 1957? x Amboseli National Park
48 63 Warda EM F 1958 x Ramat Gan Zoo
49 63 KamPann EM M 1958 x Maesa Elephant Camp
50 63 Gouri EM F 1958 x Guruvayur Devaswom elephant camp
51 63 Narayankutty EM M 1958 x Guruvayur Devaswom elephant camp
52 63 Ruth EM F 1958 x Buttonwood Park Zoo
53 63 Merry (Mary) EM F 1958 x Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)
54 63 Barkha EM F 1958 x Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
55 63 Honey EM F 1958 x Zooparque Itatiba
56 63 Padmavathi (Padmavati) EM F 1958 x Mysore Zoo
57 63 Eng-wong (E-Wong) EM F 1958 x Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp
58 63 Mae Tong Dee EM F 1958 x GVI Elephant Rescue
59 63 Phanom EM F 1958 x Thoms Pai Elephant Camp Home Stay & Spa
60 63 Said Ning Wan EM F 1958? x Elephant Valley Project Cambodia
61 63 Igor LA M 1958? x Isabel Amboseli National Park
62 62 Gulab EM F 1959 x Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)
63 62 Carla EM F 1959 x Chiccoland Zoo (Wille-Kinderzoo)
64 62 Cora EM F 1959 x Topeka Zoo
65 62 Mae Bounnam EM F 1959 x Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp)
66 62 Gajarajan Manikandan EM M 1959 x Sankarankulangara temple
67 62 Kuweni EM F 1959 x Molagoda elephant village camp
68 62 Chuong EM F 1959 x Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)
69 62 Kham Ngoạt EM M 1959 x Y Tung Nie
70 62 Y Khun EM M 1959 x Y Ly Srue
71 62 Plo EM F 1959 x Y Jut B Krong
72 62 H Banh EM F 1959 x Y So Enuol
73 62 Chum EM unknown 1959 x Y Dhiu H Drue
74 62 Mahadeswara EM M 1959 x The Art Of Living International Center (Sri Ravi Shankars Ashram)
75 62 Sri Nuan EM F 1959? x Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
76 62 Boontong EM F 1959? x Elephant Special Tours
77 61 Motek EM M 1960 x Ramat Gan Zoo
78 61 Devi Kali EM F 1960 x Sauraha elephant breeding centre
79 61 Baby EM F 1960 x Krakow Zoo
80 61 Annette Marie EM F 1960 x Frank Murray (Elephant Walk)
81 61 Thara EM F 1960 x Guruvayur Devaswom elephant camp
82 61 Zina (Zita, Siena) EM F 1960 x Little Rock Zoological Gardens
83 61 Lucky EM F 1960 x San Antonio Zoo
84 61 Sambo (Sam Bo, Sombo) EM F 1960 x Elephant Valley Project Cambodia
85 61 Boun Su (Bon-Su) EM M 1960 x All Lao elephant camp
86 61 Pang Thong Khun (พังทองคูณ) EM F 1960 x Surin elephant study center (Baan Tha Klang Elephant Village)
87 61 Tamu (Tamy, Tommy) EM F 1960 x Toluca Zoo
88 61 Saaw-eiat EM F 1960 x Phang Nga Elephant Park
89 61 Ganga Prasad EM M 1960 x India Forest Department of Andaman (FDA)
90 61 Gange EM F 1960 x Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail)
91 61 Artaida EM F 1960? x Sofia Zoo
92 61 Jokia EM F 1960? x Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
93 61 Pu Si EM M 1960? x Elephant Special Tours
94 61 Souai EM F 1960? x Ganesha Park
95 61 Pookie EM F 1960? x Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
96 60 KamNoi EM M 1961 x Maesa Elephant Camp
97 60 Honney Ball EM F 1961 x Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo)
98 60 Bahati LA F 1961 x Ramat Gan Zoo
99 60 Toby EM F 1961 x Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
100 60 Baby EM F 1961 x Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Among oldest dead elephants in the database is Lin wang (min 86), Lakshmikutty (min. 84), Rhani (min. 83), Shirley (77-78), Shirley (72-73), Big Gentry Babe (min. 70).

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