Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Nehru Zoological Park in India

♀ Sita

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 37 years old (estimated age)
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1984?
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Locations - owners
Present / last location:Nehru Zoological Park, in India

Date of arrival

2016-03-01Nehru Zoological Park
from Jamuna Circus

Record history
History of updates2017-03-12: Seized by Police Department

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Sita is a living confiscated Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Nehru Zoological Park, in India.

Sita arrived in 2016-03-01 to the Nehru Zoological Park, relocated from the Jamuna Circus, in India.

Sita lives together with 6 other elephants at the Nehru Zoological Park:
  1. Ganesh
  2. unknown
  3. unknown
  4. unknown
  5. unknown
  6. Vijay (Vanaja) born 1967

See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Sita was born 1984?.

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2017-03: Sita has been taken to the Zoo Park for safe custody as she is a wild animal and comes under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. Sita had a wound in its fore foot for which the Zoo veterinarians are giving treatment.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sita, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Nehru Zoological Park in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 October 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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