Samrat an Asian elephant at Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park

☨ Samrat
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 24 years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2020-03-12
Death reason: disease: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Location:Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park
ArrivalBhagwan Birsa Biological Park 1998-00-00
Born:* 1996? wild
Capture: 1997? , Chaibasa
Document updated2020-03-12 dead in herpes virus infection
Samrat was found abandoned in the jungles of Chaibasa by the then forest officials and was brought to Birsa Zoological Park in the 1998 when he was just three months old. According to the zoo authorities, he was rejected by his mother upon birth.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Samrat, an Asian at Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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