Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Chalil at Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary

♀ Chalil

Alternative name:Chahil


Local id Number 9


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 2001 wild
Birth place:
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Present / last location:Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary, in Malaysia

Date of arrival

2007-00-00Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary
from Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre

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History of updates2012-04-21: 

Latest document update2020-10-28 07:01:43
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Chalil is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary, in Malaysia.

Chalil arrived Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary 2007-00-00, relocated from Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre, in Malaysia.

In Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary, Chalil lives together with 4 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Suria born 2001
  2. ,   
  3. unknown
  4. ,   
  5. unknown born 1990?
  6. ,   
  7. unknown born 1997
  8. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Chalil was born wild 2001.

Comments / pictures

Rescued from a well in Gua Musang, Kelantan 2003

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Chalil, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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