Bandara
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Calgary Zoo in Canada

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Bandara  dead elephant
Bandara. Calgary Zoo 1983. Photo: © Dinny
Bandara. Calgary Zoo 1983. Photo: © Dinny's Digest, courtesy of Brent Van Hooft

Identification

EEP nr7508
SSP nr144

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
Origin
Born:* 1975-05-25 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1976
Death
Dead: 1991-11-25
Death reason: disease: congestive heart failure
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1986-08-11
(dead † 2015-10-22)
Calvin (Chanda) EEP id: 8612 SSP id: 147

2. Born 1990-07-14 Maharani (Rani) SSP id: 307
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Calgary Zoo, in Canada

Date of arrival

1976-05-25Calgary Zoo
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)

Record history
History of updates2008-12-28: EEP, Death RE
2009-02-28: Text RE
2009-03-04: Image RE
2010-12-31: Cause of Death RE

Latest document update2020-10-19 03:39:46
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† Bandara is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1991-11-25 at Calgary Zoo, in Canada, . Official death reason described as congestive heart failure.

Offspring


Total: 2 babies

  1. (M) 1986-08-11 -- † 2015-10-22 Calvin (Chanda) EEP id: 8612 SSP id: 147
  2. (F) 1990-07-14 Maharani (Rani) SSP id: 307

Origin


Bandara was born wild 1975-05-25. and imported 1976


Comments / pictures

Kamala, Swarna and a bull who died in 1991, Bandara, all arrived at the Calgary Zoo in May 1976 from the Sri Lanka National Zoo.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bandara, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Calgary Zoo in Canada. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=428. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Brent Van Hooft, Elephant Keeper Calgary Zoo
  • "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71
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Categories1991 deaths | 1975 births | Born in Sri Lanka | Breeding bulls | 1976 imports | Elephants from Calgary Zoo | Canada | Asian elephants


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