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

♀ Suria


Local id Number 35


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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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

Document updated2012-04-21: new record
2018-05-04: capture location
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Suria is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary, in Malaysia.

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

In Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary, Suria lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Chalil born 2001
  2. ,
  3. unknown born 1997
  4. ,
  5. unknown
  6. ,
  7. unknown born 1990?
  8. , (see detailed list).


Suria was born wild 2001, captured ? , captured at Terrenganu.

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From Terrenganu

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Suria, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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