Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Zurich Zoo in Switzerland

♀ Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)

Identification

EEP nr7602

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 46 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1975-07-01 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1976
Offspring
Total: 6 babies

1. Born 1984-07-27
(dead † 1995-04-02)
Komali EEP id: 8410

2. Born 1989-02-13 Panang EEP id: 8902

3. Born 1994-11-14 Upali EEP id: 9407

4. Born 1997-09-08
(dead † 1999-11-20)
Xian EEP id: 9701

5. Born 2000-06-10
(dead † 2003-10-15)
Aishu EEP id: 20002

6. Born 2005-05-03 Farha EEP id: 200507
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland

Date of arrival

1976-03-24Zurich Zoo
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)

1976-03-01Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Record history
History of updates2017-03-09: news link

2017-03-09: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2017-03-09: link to ele-wiki submitted

Latest document update2020-10-19 03:46:25
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Location


Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland.

Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali) arrived in 1976-03-24 to the Zurich Zoo, relocated from the Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo), in Sri Lanka.

Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali) lives together with 7 other elephants at the Zurich Zoo:
  1. Chandra born 2002-05-14
  2. Farha born 2005-05-03
  3. Indi born 1986-02-28
  4. Omysha born 2014-06-17
  5. Ruwani born 2017-02-25
  6. Thai born 2004-11-26
  7. Umesh born 2020-02-05


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

Offspring


  1. (F) 1984-07-27 -- † 1995-04-02 Komali EEP id: 8410
  2. (F) 1989-02-13 Panang EEP id: 8902
  3. (M) 1994-11-14 Upali EEP id: 9407
  4. (M) 1997-09-08 -- † 1999-11-20 Xian EEP id: 9701
  5. (M) 2000-06-10 -- † 2003-10-15 Aishu EEP id: 20002
  6. (F) 2005-05-03 Farha EEP id: 200507

Origin


Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali) was born wild 1975-07-01. and imported 1976


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Ceyla-Himali is the breeder in Zoo Zuerich.



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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=33. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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