Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Madras Vandalur Zoo in India

♀ Sharon

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 15 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 2009 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 2009 near Bannari Amman temple in Sathyamangalam Range
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Madras Vandalur Zoo, in India

Date of arrival

2009-04-00Madras Vandalur Zoo
Record history
History of updates2022-08-24

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Sharon is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Madras Vandalur Zoo, in India.

Sharon arrived in 2009-04-00 to the Madras Vandalur Zoo,


Sharon lives together with 8 other elephants at the Madras Vandalur Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Asokan
  2. Indira
  3. Narasimhan born 2009
  4. Periyanayagi
  5. Sagar born 2008
  6. unknown born 2011-09-00
  7. unknown born 2010-12-21
  8. unknown


Sharon was born wild 2009, captured 2009 , captured at near Bannari Amman temple in Sathyamangalam Range.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Sharon, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Madras Vandalur Zoo in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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