Begümcan an Asian elephant at Izmir Sasali Wildlife Park

♀ Begümcan


EEP nr9410


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Management:No contact
Born:* 1996
Birth place:
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 2011-02-05 Izmir EEP id: 201103

2. Born 2014-10-13 Deniz EEP id: 201411
Present / last location:Izmir Sasali Wildlife Park, in Turkey

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2008-10-28Izmir Sasali Wildlife Park
from Izmir Zoo

Document updated2011-02-13: Birth date per EEP RE
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Begümcan is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Izmir Sasali Wildlife Park, in Turkey.

Begümcan arrived Izmir Sasali Wildlife Park 2008-10-28, relocated from Izmir Zoo, in Turkey.

In Izmir Sasali Wildlife Park, Begümcan lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Deniz born 2014-10-13
  2. ,
  3. Izmir born 2011-02-05
  4. ,
  5. Winner born 2002-08-18
  6. , (see detailed list).


  1. (F) 2011-02-05 Izmir EEP id: 201103
  2. (F) 2014-10-13 Deniz EEP id: 201411


Begümcan was born 1996.

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A gift from president of India, Kocheril Raman (K.R.) Narayanan to the people of Izmir.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Begümcan, an Asian elephant at Izmir Sasali Wildlife Park in Turkey. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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