|Species:||Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)|
|Sex and age:||Female ♀|
|Location:||Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park|
|Arrived||Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park 2017-12-10|
from Aurangabad Siddharth Garden and Zoo
Aurangabad Siddharth Garden and Zoo 1996-08-00
from Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)
|Offspring and year of birth:|
|Document updated||2011-11-25: new record|
The local zoo had witnessed the arrival of a male elephant Shankar and female elephant Swaraswati from Mysore on August 1, 1996. The couple gave birth to a baby elephant named Laxmi on November 9, 1997. While the male elephant died on August 9, 2000, two female elephants continue to await freedom in the wake of CZAI framing new rules.
52-year-old elephant Saraswati and her female calf Laxmi were shifted to Visakhapatnam zoo in Andhra Pradesh en route to Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary, on Sunday.
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