Susi (Suci) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Alue Kuyun Conservation Response Unit (CRU)

Susi (Suci)
ID Number:Chip id Number; 985000360200909
211 in Database for Captive Elephants in Sumatra - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 31 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Alue Kuyun Conservation Response Unit (CRU)
ArrivalAlue Kuyun Conservation Response Unit (CRU)
from Sampoiniet Conservation Response Unit (CRU)
Born:* 1989 wild
Capture: 1993, Uleh Glee Aceh Pidie
Offspring and year of birth:(Claimed offspring: 2)
  1. (F) 2012-09-18 Ayu Rosalina
  2. (M) 2019-07-24 Yuyun
Document updated2020-04-29: Sumatra DB records added
2012-09-19: “Suci,” a rare Sumatran elephant, gave birth to a baby girl at the Sampoiniet Conservation Response Unit (CRU) in Aceh Jaya district, Aceh early Tuesday morning.

The 20-year-old elephant was impregnated by a wild elephant living in the forested area near the conservation camp, Wahdi Azmi, Field Manager of Flora Fauna International (FFI) Aceh, said.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Susi (Suci), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Alue Kuyun Conservation Response Unit (CRU) in Indonesia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Susi (Suci) in the Database for Captive Elephants Sumatra
    by Veterinary Society for Sumatran Wildlife Conservation or the Veterinary Society for Sumatran Wildlife Conservation, Indonesia.
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