Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sami at Madrid Zoo (Casa de Campo)

 ☨ ♀ Sami  
Alternative name:Samikuta, Samicuta, Samyuktha, Samyukths


Local id Number 3
EEP nr9403


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Born:* 1989 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1993
Dead: 2014-07-11
Death reason: unknown:
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2008-07-19 Kanvar EEP id: 200808

2. Born 2013-03-02
(dead † 2016-03-02)
Buba EEP id: 201305
Present / last location:Madrid Zoo (Casa de Campo), in Spain

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2012-10-00Madrid Zoo (Casa de Campo)
from Estepona Selwo safari park
Estepona Selwo safari park 2004-01-23
from Lisbon Zoo
Lisbon Zoo 1994-04-02
from Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve

Document updated2012-10-12: transfer
2014-07-12: dead
2018-03-18: prev location Konni elephant camp, Kerala DCEK Nr
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† Sami is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Madrid Zoo (Casa de Campo), in Spain, 2014-07-11. (see detailed list).


  1. (M) 2008-07-19 Kanvar EEP id: 200808
  2. (M) 2013-03-02 -- † 2016-03-02 Buba EEP id: 201305


Sami was born wild 1989, captured 1993 .

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Konni Elephant Training Centre has to its credit of gifting the Elephant Samyuktha to the Republic of Portugal as a mark of friendship and co-operation with the Republic of India.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sami, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Madrid Zoo (Casa de Campo) in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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