Bambi an Asian elephant at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil (ESB)

♀ Bambi

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 52 years old
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Born:* 1968 wild
Birth place:
Present / last location:Elephant Sanctuary Brazil (ESB), in Brazil

Date of Arrival

2020-09-26Elephant Sanctuary Brazil (ESB) from Ribeirão Bosque Zoo
Ribeirão Bosque Zoo 2014-07-23
from Leme Zoo ( Zoológico Municipal de Leme)
Leme Zoo ( Zoológico Municipal de Leme) 2009-06-23
from Circo Stankowich

Document updated2012-09-29: new record
2018-11-22: transferred from the zoo
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Bambi is a confiscated Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Elephant Sanctuary Brazil (ESB), in Brazil.

Bambi arrived in Elephant Sanctuary Brazil (ESB) 2020-09-26, relocated from Ribeirão Bosque Zoo, in Brazil.

In Elephant Sanctuary Brazil (ESB), Bambi lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Maia
  2. ,
  3. Lady
  4. ,
  5. Mara born 1969
  6. ,
  7. Rana born 1975
  8. , (see detailed list).


Bambi was born wild 1968.

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2009: Bambi was living in Zoológico de Leme since 23.6.2009. She was confiscated from Circo Stankowich. Bambi escaped briefly from Circo Stankowich on 11.11.2003 near Sao Paulo. In an article, she is said to be 35 years old in 2003.

2020-09-26: arrived at Brazil elephant Sanctuary from Ribeirão Zoo

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Bambi, an Asian at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil (ESB) in Brazil. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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