Swarna at Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Female Asian elephant Swarna at Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Swarna. Calgary Zoo 03/2009. Photo: © Brent Van Hooft
ID Number:   SSP Number: 146 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 43 years
Management:Protected contact
Location:Smithsonian National Zoological Park
ArrivedSmithsonian National Zoological Park 2014-05-22
from Calgary Zoo
Calgary Zoo 1976-05-25
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) 1975-08-25
Born:1975 wild Sri Lanka
Document updated2009-02-01: Previous locations, Management, Text
2009-03-01: Text
2009-03-04: Image
2014-05-22: transfer
Swarna was a wild born orphan in Sri Lanka. Kamala, Swarna and a bull who died in 1991, Bandara, all arrived at the Calgary Zoo in May 1976 from the Sri Lanka National Zoo.

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