Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Puja Kali at Sauraha elephant breeding centre


 ☨ ♀ Puja Kali  
Alternative name:Pujakali

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 35 years old
Origin
Born:* 1984 captive-born
Birth place: in Koshi Tappu Hattisar (KTWR)

Parents: Ganesh Maharaja x ♀ Rup Kali
Death
Dead: 2019-12-24
Death location: Sauraha elephant breeding centre
Death reason: disease:
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2001-06-18 Himani Kali

2. Born 2006-04-06 DamDami Kali

3. Born 2013-05-19 Tec Gaj

4. Born 2015-12-19 Khorsor Gaj
Locations
Present / last location:Sauraha elephant breeding centre, in Nepal

Date of Arrival
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Sauraha elephant breeding centre
from Koshi Tappu Hattisar (KTWR)

Document updated2019-12-27: reported dead
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Description

† Puja Kali is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Sauraha elephant breeding centre, in Nepal, from disease 2019-12-24. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2001-06-18 Himani Kali
  2. (F) 2006-04-06 DamDami Kali
  3. (M) 2013-05-19 Tec Gaj
  4. (M) 2015-12-19 Khorsor Gaj

Origin


Puja Kali was born captive-born 1984 at Koshi Tappu Hattisar (KTWR).

Parentage


Parents of Puja Kali are: ♂ Ganesh Maharaja (father) and ♀ Rup Kali (mother).


Siblings through the father Ganesh Maharaja:

  1. () unknown
  2. 1979 -- † 1979 () Unnamed
  3. 1981(M) Nirajan Prasad
  4. 1981(M) Gyanendra Prasad
  5. 1984 -- † 1990 (M) Dipendra Prasad
  6. 1986(F) Prerana Kali
  7. 1986 -- † 1986 (unknown) Unnamed
  8. 1987(F) Chitwan Kali
  9. 1987(M) Ram Gaja
  10. 1990 -- † 1990 (F) Ganesh Kali

Pedigree


Puja Kalis ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Pujakali, a 38-year-old female elephant, who had been ill for long died Tuesday morning, according to the Chitwan National Park (CNP) authorities.

CNP chief conservation officer Narayan Rupakheti said Pujakali, who gave birth to around half a dozen calves, was brought to the Sauraha Elephant Breeding Centre.

According to CNP senior veterinary doctor Dr Bijay Shrestha, Pujakali was one of the female elephants that gave birth to more babies in the center.

Pujakali was brought to Chitwan from the Koshi Tappu



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Puja Kali, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sauraha elephant breeding centre in Nepal. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5019. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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