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With 25 years online, this is the oldest website about elephants, presently under renovation, where old sections like The Elephant Glossary and Frequently asked questions about elephants (FAQ) from 1995 will soon be revised, updated and further developed.

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The Elephant Database is the largest online elephant database in the world and also possibly the largest database of animal individuals. Updated almost daily it presently presents

Reasons for elephant deathseuthanised * poisoned * falling into moats * mankillers various diseases like arthritis * elephant pox * cancer * colic * herpesvirus * pneumonia * rabies * tetanus * tuberculosis * Viral EMC - Elephant Encephalomyocarditis virus

The 5 Most Recent Elephant Deaths
NameSpeciesSexBirthDeathAgeReasonArrivalLocation
† ♂ Kiran EM M 2020-01-11 2021-06-18 1 unknown
2020-01-11Leipzig Zoo
† ♂ Il Talal LA M 2021-06-17? ? poached
spear wound
Tsavo National Park
† ♀ Burma EM F 1969 2021-06-17 52 euthanised
Arthrosis
1986-06-01Augsburg Zoo
† ♀ Rani (Rajni) EM F 1938-10-07 2021-06-15 83 age
old age related multiple organ failure
1963-10-01Nehru Zoological Park
† ♂ Reghuram Manisseri EM M 1968 2021-06-09 53 disease
collapsed, due to tuberculosis and foot disease
1999-00-00Vadakkoot Haridas
Elephants dead in: 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000.

The 5 Most Recent Elephant Transfers
NameSpeciesSexBirthAgeLocationArrivalFrom
Unnamed EM M 2021-06-170 Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 2021-06-16
Kito (Nyiregyhaza) LA M 2015-06-196 Gyor Zoo 2021-06-16Sosto Zoo
Pembé (Babar) LA M 2001-05-0320 Gyor Zoo 2021-06-10Plaisance du Touch - Zoo African Safari (Toulouse)
Bou-Bou LA M 2006-03-2315 Gyor Zoo 2021-06-04La Fleche Zoo
Louie LA M 2003-04-3018 North Carolina Zoo 2021-06-03Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo
Elephants transfered in: 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000.

5 oldest dead elephantsAmong oldest dead elephants in the database is Lin wang (min 86), Lakshmikutty (min. 84), Rhani (min. 83), Shirley (77-78), Shirley (72-73), Big Gentry Babe (min. 70).

100 Oldest living elephants
NrAgeName Species Sex Birth Parents Location
179Kottoor Soman EM M1942? x Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)
275Moni EM M1946? x Kottoor elephant rehabilitation centre (ERC)
373Rajmangal EM M1948? x Chhat Bir Zoo (Mahinder Singh Zoological park)
472Anusha EM F1949 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
572Bandula (Bandoola) EM M1949 x Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
672Do EM M1949 x H Mui
772Bijli Prasad EM M1949 x India Forest Department of Andaman (FDA)
871Andal EM M1950 x Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
970Bua Ban EM F1951 x Maetaman Elephant Adventure
1070Pang Sombourn (พังสมบูรณ์) EM F1951 x Surin elephant study center (Baan Tha Klang Elephant Village)
1170Boonsermsong EM M1951 x Surin elephant kingdom (Ban Ta Klang elephant village)
1270Pho-ngen EM M1951 x Surin elephant kingdom (Ban Ta Klang elephant village)
1369Savannah EM F1952 x El Paso Zoo
1469Roongsap EM F1952 x Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
1569Radsch EM M1952 x Dushanbe Zoo
1669Sampath (Sumpath) EM M1952 x Pinnawala elephant orphanage
1769Nang (Mae Leh) EM F1952 x Elephant Valley Project Cambodia
1869Amy LA F1952? x Amboseli National Park
1968Billie (Billy) EM F1953 x Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
2068Baby EM F1953 x Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
2168Anura EM M1953 x Tama Zoological Park
2268MoMo EM F1953 x Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
2367KamMeun EM M1954 x Maesa Elephant Camp
2467Kuttikrishnan EM M1954 x Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
2567Gajendra EM M1954 x K Gudi Wilderness Camp (Kyathadevara Gudi)
2667Anne EM F1954 x Longleat Safari Park
2767Jackie EM F1954 x Natal Zoo Lion Park
2867Jasmine EM F1954 x Natal Zoo Lion Park
2967Wassana EM F1954 x Phuket Zoo
3067Thong Pool EM M1954 x Surin elephant kingdom (Ban Ta Klang elephant village)
3167Khun EM F1954 x Y Sam Luk
3267Prashant EM M1954? x Hunsur Elephant Rescue Centre
3367Varalakshmi (Varlaxmi) EM F1954? x Mathigodu elephant Camp
3466Targa EM F1955 x Augsburg Zoo
3566BanYen 1 EM M1955 x Maesa Elephant Camp
3666Anarkali EM F1955 x Mumbai Byculla Jijamata Udyan zoo
3766Laxman (Lakshmana) EM M1955 x Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu)
3866Mo Dee EM F1955? x Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
3965Velayudhan EM M1956 x Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
4065Phokaew (พลายโพธิ์แก้ว) EM M1956 x Surin elephant kingdom (Ban Ta Klang elephant village)
4165H Luan EM F1956 x Lak Lake Travel Co
4265Balarama EM M1956? x Mathigodu elephant Camp
4364BanYen 2 EM M1957 x Maesa Elephant Camp
4464Sarah EM F1957 x Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
4564Aussan (Assam) EM F1957 x Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
4664Ya Long EM F1957 x Kunming Zoo
4764Tricia EM F1957 x Perth Zoo
4864Thongkum (Thong Kham) EM F1957 x Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp
4964Santha EM F1957 x Shibu Joseph
5063Warda EM F1958 x Ramat Gan Zoo
5163KamPann EM M1958 x Maesa Elephant Camp
5263Gouri EM F1958 x Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
5363Narayankutty EM M1958 x Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
5463Ruth EM F1958 x Buttonwood Park Zoo
5563Merry (Mary) EM F1958 x Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)
5663Barkha EM F1958 x Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
5763Honey EM F1958 x Zooparque Itatiba
5863Padmavathi (Padmavati) EM F1958 x Mysore Zoo
5963Eng-wong (E-Wong) EM F1958 x Anantara Golden Triangles Elephant Camp
6063Mae Tong Dee EM F1958 x GVI Elephant Rescue
6163Phanom EM F1958 x Thoms Pai Elephant Camp Home Stay & Spa
6263Said Ning Wan EM F1958? x Elephant Valley Project Cambodia
6362Gulab EM F1959 x Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)
6462Carla EM F1959 x Chiccoland Zoo (Wille-Kinderzoo)
6562Cora EM F1959 x Topeka Zoo
6662Mae Bounnam EM F1959 x Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp)
6762Gajarajan Manikandan EM M1959 x Sankarankulangara temple
6862Kuweni EM F1959 x Molagoda elephant village camp
6962Chuong EM F1959 x Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)
7062Kham Ngoạt EM M1959 x Y Tung Nie
7162Y Khun EM M1959 x Y Ly Srue
7262Plo EM F1959 x Y Jut B Krong
7362H Banh EM F1959 x Y So Enuol
7462Chum EM unknown1959 x Y Dhiu H Drue
7562Mahadeswara EM M1959 x The Art Of Living International Center (Sri Ravi Shankars Ashram)
7662Sri Nuan EM F1959? x Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
7762Boontong EM F1959? x Elephant Special Tours
7861Motek EM M1960 x Ramat Gan Zoo
7961Devi Kali EM F1960 x Sauraha elephant breeding centre
8061Baby EM F1960 x Krakow Zoo
8161Annette Marie EM F1960 x Frank Murray (Elephant Walk)
8261Thara EM F1960 x Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
8361Zina (Zita, Siena) EM F1960 x Little Rock Zoological Gardens
8461Lucky EM F1960 x San Antonio Zoo
8561Sambo (Sam Bo, Sombo) EM F1960 x Elephant Valley Project Cambodia
8661Boun Su (Bon-Su) EM M1960 x All Lao elephant camp
8761Pang Thong Khun (พังทองคูณ) EM F1960 x Surin elephant study center (Baan Tha Klang Elephant Village)
8861Tamu (Tamy, Tommy) EM F1960 x Toluca Zoo
8961Saaw-eiat EM F1960 x Phang Nga Elephant Park
9061Ganga Prasad EM M1960 x India Forest Department of Andaman (FDA)
9161Gange EM F1960 x Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail)
9261Artaida EM F1960? x Sofia Zoo
9361Jokia EM F1960? x Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
9461Pu Si EM M1960? x Elephant Special Tours
9561Souai EM F1960? x Ganesha Park
9661Pookie EM F1960? x Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
9760KamNoi EM M1961 x Maesa Elephant Camp
9860Honney Ball EM F1961 x Africam Safari (Puebla Zoo)
9960Bahati LA F1961 x Ramat Gan Zoo
10060Toby EM F1961 x Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Among oldest dead elephants in the database is Lin wang (min 86), Lakshmikutty (min. 84), Rhani (min. 83), Shirley (77-78), Shirley (72-73), Big Gentry Babe (min. 70).

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