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Ceylon II
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Knies Kinderzoo in Switzerland

♀ Ceylon II



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1970 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Knies Kinderzoo, in Switzerland

Date of arrival

2016-00-00Knies Kinderzoo
from Circus Knie

Record history
History of updates2010-04-08:�
2016-12-18: transfer

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Ceylon II is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Knies Kinderzoo, in Switzerland.

Ceylon II arrived in 2016-00-00 to the Knies Kinderzoo, relocated from the Circus Knie, in Switzerland.

Ceylon II lives together with 8 other elephants at the Knies Kinderzoo:
  1. Kalaya born 2013-11-01
  2. Kamon born 2022-05-07
  3. Mapalay born 1986
  4. Mekong born ~1982
  5. Rani born 1982
  6. Sabu born 1984
  7. Sandry born 1999-11-27
  8. Thisiam born 1998-05-04

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Ceylon II was born wild 1970.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Ceylon II, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Knies Kinderzoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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