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Sanka I (Big Sankar) at Pinnawala elephant orphanage

† Sanka I (Big Sankar)
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1999-05-14
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Pinnawala elephant orphanage
ArrivedPinnawala elephant orphanage
Born:
Document updated2012-01-30: 

Sources, among others

  • Geburt und Jugendendwicklung von Asiatischen Elefanten -Beoabachtungen aus der Pinnawela Elephant Sanctuary von Sri Lanka, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, nr 2 1999, by Fred Kurt, Birgit Dastig, Sandra Petzhold, Julia Rastelli, Judith Schmelz, Verena Tragau

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