Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha) in Czech Republic

♀ Gulab


EEP nr6608


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 65 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1959 captive-born
Birth place: in Mr Sharma
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha), in Czech Republic

Date of arrival

1966-06-05Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)
from Mr Sharma

Record history
History of updates2022-04-12

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Gulab is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha), in Czech Republic.

Gulab arrived in 1966-06-05 to the Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha), relocated from the Mr Sharma, in India.


Gulab lives together with 6 other elephants at the Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Ankhor born 1983-00-00
  2. Janita born 2004-10-17
  3. Lakuna born 2020-05-09
  4. Max born 2016-04-05
  5. Shanti born 1976
  6. Tamara born 2005-08-23

Affiliated people

1: Dan Koehl (trainer from 2010 to 2010)


Gulab was born captive-born 1959 at Mr Sharma.

Comments / pictures

Born in the stables of Mr. Sharma in New Delhi, her mother was a working elephant.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Gulab, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha) in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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