Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Audubon Zoo in United States

♀ Surapa


SSP nr269


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1983 wild
Birth place: in Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Audubon Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2018-11-00Audubon Zoo
from Buffalo Zoo

2008-07-15Buffalo Zoo
from Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

2008-04-15Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
from Buffalo Zoo

1987-03-01Buffalo Zoo
from Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park)

Record history
History of updates2009-01-26: Birth RE
2009-01-26: Previous locations, SSP, Birth, Management RE
2011-08-26: Arrival date RE
2018-11-03: transferred Audobon

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Surapa is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Audubon Zoo, in United States.

Surapa arrived in 2018-11-00 to the Audubon Zoo, relocated from the Buffalo Zoo, in United States.

Surapa lives together with 2 other elephants at the Audubon Zoo:
  1. Jean born 1972
  2. Jothi born 1982

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Surapa was born wild 1983 at Madras Vandalur Zoo (Arignar Anna Zoological Park).

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Koehl, Dan, (2021). Surapa, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Audubon Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 May 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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