Surya
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana) in India

♂ Surya

Identification

Chip id Number00064DC8B9
Local id Number 5
West bengal database8

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ about 30 years old (approximate age)
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* ~1991 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 2001 Sonamukhi Range (Bankura)
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2010-09-03 Unnamed
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana), in India

Date of arrival

2002-00-00Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana)
from Bankura forest

Record history
History of updates2010-09-19: apr birth year
2014-04-20: mahout name
2018-05-22: local nr

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Location


Surya is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana), in India.

Surya arrived in 2002-00-00 to the Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana), relocated from the Bankura forest, in India.

Surya lives together with 12 other elephants at the Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana):
  1. 2. ♀ Aman (Amon) born ~1999
  2. 3. ⚪ Bholanath
  3. 4. ♀ Chiprarani born ~1962
  4. 5. ⚪ Fulmati
  5. 6. ♀ Hilari
  6. 7. ⚪ Kiranraj
  7. 8. ♀ Motirani born 2000-08-28
  8. 9. ♀ Silavati
  9. 10. ♀ Teestarani born 2002
  10. 11. ⚪ unknown born 2019?
  11. 12. ♀ Unnamed born 2010-09-03
  12. 13. ♂ Yuvraj born 2020-08-30


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

Offspring


Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) 2010-09-03 Unnamed

Origin


Surya was born wild ~1991, captured 2001 , captured at Sonamukhi Range (Bankura).


Comments / pictures

Senior mahout: Anukul

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Surya, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana) in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3890. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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