Sugala an Asian elephant at Seoul Grand Park Zoo


♀ Sugala
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 17 years old
Id number
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 2004-08-23 captive-born
Birth place: in Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Parents: Neelagiri x ♀ Shermi
Imported:2010
Locations
Present / last location:Seoul Grand Park Zoo, in South Korea

Date of Arrival
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2010-09-29Seoul Grand Park Zoo
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Document updated2012-01-31: transfer
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Description

Location


Sugala is a Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), living in Seoul Grand Park Zoo, in South Korea.

Sugala arrived in Seoul Grand Park Zoo 2010-09-29, relocated from Pinnawala elephant orphanage, in Sri Lanka.

In Seoul Grand Park Zoo, Sugala lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Delilah born 1978
  2. ,
  3. Kima (Achima) born 1981
  4. ,
  5. Lima born 1977
  6. ,
  7. Nikka born 1974
  8. ,
  9. Sakura Jjang born 1964
  10. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Sugala was born captive-born 2004-08-23 at Pinnawala elephant orphanage. and imported 2010

Parentage


Parents of Sugala are: ♂ Neelagiri (father) and ♀ Shermi (mother).


Siblings through the father Neelagiri:

  1. 2004-03-22 -- † 2004-04-22 (M) stillborn
  2. 2004-05-10(M) Kosala (Kosara)
  3. 2005-08-23(F) Tamara (Thamara)
  4. 2006-06-09(M) Wishwa

Siblings through the mother Shermi:

  1. 2001-09-19 - † 2003-01-03 (F) Binari

Pedigree


Sugalas pedigree:
P I II III

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Shermi

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Sugala, an Asian at Seoul Grand Park Zoo in South Korea. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4778. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Sanjaya Kumara Ratnayake, assistant curator, Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-19 03:28:53


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