Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sundara at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium


♀ Sundara
Sundara. Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation 11/2010. Photo: � Ringling Brothers on Facebook
Sundara. Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation 11/2010. Photo: � Ringling Brothers on Facebook

Alternative name:Sunny

Identification

SSP nr655

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 13 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2008-11-09 captive-born
Birth place: in Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation

Parents: Charlie x ♀ Sally
Locations
Present / last location:Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2016-11-29Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
from Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation 2016-05-03
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Blue Unit)
from Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation

Document updated2010-11-14:�SSP, Image RE

2012-02-21:�blue unit

2016-11-29: transfer to Columbus Zoo
2020-11-09: link to http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4355
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Description

Location


Sundara is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, in United States.

Sundara arrived Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 2016-11-29, relocated from Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation, in United States.

In Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Sundara lives together with 6 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Beco born 2009-03-27
  2. ,
  3. Connie born 1973
  4. ,
  5. Hank born 1988-01-16
  6. ,
  7. Phoebe born 1987-05-15
  8. ,
  9. Rudy born 2002-01-29
  10. ,
  11. Unnamed born 2021-06-17
  12. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Sundara was born captive-born 2008-11-09 at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation.

Parentage


Parents of Sundara are: ♂ Charlie (father) and ♀ Sally (mother).


Siblings through the father Charlie:

  1. 1997-05-08(M) Doc
  2. 1997-06-23(F) Angelica
  3. 1999-08-16(M) Ozzie (Osgood)
  4. 2001-04-16(F) Sara
  5. 2001-11-18(M) Gunther
  6. 2002-01-29(F) Rudy
  7. 2002-03-05(F) Asha
  8. 2002-05-21(M) P.T.
  9. 2005-02 -- † 2005-02 (F) stillborn
  10. 2005-04-21(F) Aree
  11. 2005-06-01(M) Irvin
  12. 2005-07-30 -- † 2005-08-09 (F) Bertha
  13. 2010-04-03(F) April

Siblings through the mother Sally:

  1. 1988-12-30(F) Angel
  2. 1992-04-17 - † 2006-01--31 (F) Maya (Sammi, Sami, Samuel R II)
  3. 1996-01-01(F) Kelly Ann
  4. 2002-01-29(F) Rudy
  5. 2012-12-15 - † 2016 (M) Nate

Pedigree


Sundaras ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Sundara

Sire:
Charlie

Born: 1973

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Sally

Born: 1974

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Sundara on elephant-news.comElephant News: articles where Sundara is mentioned on elephant-news.com

Sundara is mentioned on Elephant News:

DateLinks which opens in new window
Its a girl! ringling announces birth of 21st asian elephant calf - Elephant News



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sundara, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4355. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:


Links

Internal relevant links

Sundara mentioned on our sister website www.elephant-news.com

Its a girl! ringling announces birth of 21st asian elephant calf - Elephant News

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    This document was updated: 2020-11-09 12:31:31


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