Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sonja at Unknown


♀ Sonja

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Status:Lost to follow-up
Management:Lost to follow-up
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Locations
Present / last location:Unknown, in Unknown

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1981-01-21Unknown
from Copenhagen Zoo

Document updated2018-05-03: management LTFU
2018-05-08: status lost
Random literature
Description

Location


Sonja is a living Lost to follow-up Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Unknown, in Unknown.

Sonja arrived Unknown 1981-01-21, relocated from Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark.

In Unknown, Sonja lives together with 153 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Auro
  2. ,
  3. Bahadur
  4. ,
  5. Baobab
  6. ,
  7. Boochan born 1969
  8. ,
  9. Plai Boon Choo
  10. ,
  11. Pang Boondee
  12. ,
  13. Boonjann
  14. ,
  15. Boonmee
  16. ,
  17. Pang Boonna (Boun Na, Mae Boun Nam) born 1973
  18. ,
  19. Mae BoonTha
  20. ,
  21. Boow Yira
  22. ,
  23. Bua Kham
  24. ,
  25. Bubi
  26. ,
  27. Cella
  28. ,
  29. Chamundeswari
  30. ,
  31. Choke
  32. ,
  33. Chumpon born 2007-09-14
  34. ,
  35. Cilly
  36. ,
  37. Crikey born 2006-09-03
  38. ,
  39. Deli
  40. ,
  41. Dicky
  42. ,
  43. Doe Do
  44. ,
  45. Dorothy (Stacy)
  46. ,
  47. Dumbo born 1986
  48. ,
  49. Ekaraj
  50. ,
  51. Enai
  52. ,
  53. Gangaram
  54. ,
  55. Ganigah born 2004-03-03
  56. ,
  57. Gosta born 1968
  58. ,
  59. Gunaya
  60. ,
  61. Plai Huay Yai born 2010-03-00
  62. ,
  63. Janhoam (JJ) born 2003-04-03
  64. ,
  65. Jenny
  66. ,
  67. Jenny
  68. ,
  69. Pang Jenny born 1994
  70. ,
  71. Jess
  72. ,
  73. Jimmy
  74. ,
  75. Juula
  76. ,
  77. Jyothi
  78. ,
  79. Kacha Thong born 2007-10-26
  80. ,
  81. Mae Kah
  82. ,
  83. Kam
  84. ,
  85. Kamlaipetch
  86. ,
  87. Kammee
  88. ,
  89. Kammoon
  90. ,
  91. Kammoon
  92. ,
  93. Kammuen born 1997
  94. ,
  95. Kampan
  96. ,
  97. Kamprai
  98. ,
  99. Kamsook
  100. ,
  101. Kamsoong
  102. ,
  103. Kao-Hom
  104. ,
  105. Kaphat
  106. ,
  107. Khan Kluay born 2005-11-12
  108. ,
  109. Khumpaan born 2007-04-30
  110. ,
  111. Kon Mai born 2008-12-15
  112. ,
  113. Kusha
  114. ,
  115. Kwanjitr
  116. ,
  117. Laila
  118. ,
  119. Lakshmi
  120. ,
  121. Lamduan
  122. ,
  123. Lamou
  124. ,
  125. Lanna born 2012-03-00
  126. ,
  127. Laura born 1976
  128. ,
  129. Laxmi born 1993
  130. ,
  131. Leklai
  132. ,
  133. Liberty (Libby) born 2003-01-25
  134. ,
  135. Mahadevi born 2012
  136. ,
  137. Maja born 1962
  138. ,
  139. Manyula
  140. ,
  141. Mehedu (Mihindu)
  142. ,
  143. Pang Mesa
  144. ,
  145. Mo-Maeloh
  146. ,
  147. Mobra
  148. ,
  149. Moghrey
  150. ,
  151. Mojay
  152. ,
  153. Mokaymae
  154. ,
  155. Momodloh
  156. ,
  157. Motoo
  158. ,
  159. Muenlan born 2006-09-29
  160. ,
  161. Narachol born 2005-09-06
  162. ,
  163. Plai Ngoen
  164. ,
  165. Noel born 2003-12-24
  166. ,
  167. Pang Noi
  168. ,
  169. noname
  170. ,
  171. Nong
  172. ,
  173. Nongmai
  174. ,
  175. Nuengtida born 2007
  176. ,
  177. Pang Numphon (Numfon) born 2000
  178. ,
  179. Plai Pachok (Pa Chok, Nong Phil) born 2010-05-23
  180. ,
  181. Pang Chabagaeow born 2007-10-29
  182. ,
  183. Pang Ploy (Soi Petch) born 1995
  184. ,
  185. Pansa born 2004-07-31
  186. ,
  187. Phet Tae (Lil BK, BK Noi) born 1993
  188. ,
  189. Plai Pong
  190. ,
  191. Pompet born 2004-11-18
  192. ,
  193. Mae Pua born 1992
  194. ,
  195. Pupia born 2005-12-30
  196. ,
  197. Rachan
  198. ,
  199. Pang Ram born 2001
  200. ,
  201. Saithong
  202. ,
  203. Sandra
  204. ,
  205. Sangthien
  206. ,
  207. Sara born 1971-05-12
  208. ,
  209. Sinuan
  210. ,
  211. So
  212. ,
  213. Soilaya born 2007-04-09
  214. ,
  215. Somaliya
  216. ,
  217. Somboon
  218. ,
  219. Somnuk
  220. ,
  221. Songkran
  222. ,
  223. Stanley
  224. ,
  225. Sudjai born 2005-09-20
  226. ,
  227. Sujatha
  228. ,
  229. Suman
  230. ,
  231. Surin born 2003-06-00
  232. ,
  233. Susan born 1969
  234. ,
  235. Swamavathi
  236. ,
  237. Tah
  238. ,
  239. Tawan born 2008
  240. ,
  241. Plai Teb Mongkul (Pepsi, Moskva) born 2001-04-00
  242. ,
  243. Thong Dee
  244. ,
  245. Thongkeaw
  246. ,
  247. Thongkwaou
  248. ,
  249. Pang Toki
  250. ,
  251. Tongbai
  252. ,
  253. Umfaan born 1984-01-02
  254. ,
  255. unknown
  256. ,
  257. unknown
  258. ,
  259. Unknown
  260. ,
  261. unknown
  262. ,
  263. unknown born 1980
  264. ,
  265. unknown
  266. ,
  267. unknown
  268. ,
  269. unknown
  270. ,
  271. unknown
  272. ,
  273. unknown
  274. ,
  275. unknown born ~1987
  276. ,
  277. unknown born 1999
  278. ,
  279. unknown
  280. ,
  281. unknown
  282. ,
  283. unknown
  284. ,
  285. unknown
  286. ,
  287. unknown
  288. ,
  289. unknown
  290. ,
  291. unknown
  292. ,
  293. unknown
  294. ,
  295. unknown born 1968
  296. ,
  297. unknown
  298. ,
  299. unknown born 2006
  300. ,
  301. unknown
  302. ,
  303. Plai Wanchang born 2006-03-13
  304. ,
  305. Wishwa born 2006-06-09
  306. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Sonja was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Arrived Denmark with two czech artists without papers in 1980, why the elephant was confiscated and brought to Copenhagen Zoo. The owner were allowed to take daily care for the elephant, and one night, the elephant disappeared without any trace from the Zoo. The artists took the route to Poland over Sweden and Trelleborg harbour, and later wrote to Copenhagen Zoo director Bent Jörgenssen and apalogized for any obstacles and thanked for the care of the elephant.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sonja, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 31 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2158. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bent Jørgensen "Dyr omkring mig" ISBN:8772455349, 1993


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