Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary in Malaysia

♀ Suria


Local id Number 35


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 2001 wild
Birth place:
Capture: ? Terrenganu
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary, in Malaysia

Date of arrival

2007-00-00Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary
from Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre

Record history
History of updates2012-04-21: new record
2018-05-04: capture location

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Suria is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary, in Malaysia.

Suria arrived in Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary 2007-00-00, relocated from at the Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre, in Malaysia.

In Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary, Suria lives together with 4 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Chalil born 2001
  2. unknown
  3. unknown born 1990?
  4. unknown born 1997

See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Suria was born wild 2001, captured ? , captured at Terrenganu.

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From Terrenganu

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Suria, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sungai Ketiar elephant sanctuary in Malaysia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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