Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Raja at Woburn Safari Park


♂ Raja

Identification

EEP nr9408

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 27 years old
Management:Protected contact
Origin
Born:* 1994-01-19 captive-born
Birth place: in Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)

Parents: x ♀ Shree
Offspring
Total: 7 babies

1. Born 2011
(dead † 2011)
miscarriage EEP id: 201100

2. Born 2012-03-24
(dead † 2012-03-24)
killed EEP id: 201201

3. Born 2012-03-25
(dead † 2012-03-25)
stillborn EEP id: 201202

4. Born 2013-07-27 Namsai EEP id: 201308

5. Born 2014-03-04 Esha EEP id: 201402

6. Born 2014-09-24 Tarli EEP id: 201412

7. Born 2019-01-12 Unnamed EEP id: 201901
Locations
Present / last location:Woburn Safari Park, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1997-03-22Woburn Safari Park
from Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)

Document updated2009-01-19: type of birth, parent

2018-03-02: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted  by 89.107.209.212
2018-03-02: link to EleWiki submitted by IP address 89.107.209.212
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Description

Location


Raja is a living Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Woburn Safari Park, in United Kingdom.

Raja arrived Woburn Safari Park 1997-03-22, relocated from Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp), in India.

In Woburn Safari Park, Raja lives together with 4 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Chandrika born 1992-01-17
  2. ,
  3. Damini born 1994-03-15
  4. ,
  5. Tarli born 2014-09-24
  6. ,
  7. Yu Zin born 1979
  8. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 7 babies

  1. (F) 2011 -- † 2011 miscarriage EEP id: 201100
  2. () 2012-03-24 -- † 2012-03-24 killed EEP id: 201201
  3. (F) 2012-03-25 -- † 2012-03-25 stillborn EEP id: 201202
  4. (M) 2013-07-27 Namsai EEP id: 201308
  5. (F) 2014-03-04 Esha EEP id: 201402
  6. (F) 2014-09-24 Tarli EEP id: 201412
  7. (F) 2019-01-12 Unnamed EEP id: 201901

Origin


Raja was born captive-born 1994-01-19 at Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp).

Parentage


Parents of Raja are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Shree (mother).


Siblings through the mother Shree:

  1. 1972(F) Dayamanti
  2. 1997(F) Shreelochana
  3. 2000(M) Shiladitta
  4. 2002-09-00(M) unknown

Pedigree


Rajas ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Raja, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Woburn Safari Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1424. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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