Shankar an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at New Delhi Zoo

Shankar
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 24 years old
Management:unknown
Location:New Delhi Zoo
ArrivalNew Delhi Zoo 1998-10-02
Born:* 1996 wild Zimbabwe
Document updated2009-11-12: 
Presented to the Minister of State for Environment & Forests, Shri Babu Lal Marandi by the High Commissioner of Zimbabwe to India, Dr. Neville Ndondo.

The 26 month old male elephant was named Shankar by the Minister of State for Environment and Forests

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Koehl, D., (2020). Shankar, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at New Delhi Zoo in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=348. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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