Gandhi (Gandia, Ghandia)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Elefantenreservat Starkenberg in Germany

♀ Gandhi (Gandia, Ghandia)



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 52 years old (estimated age)
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1972? wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Elefantenreservat Starkenberg, in Germany

Date of arrival

2019-00-00Elefantenreservat Starkenberg
from Circus Afrika

Circus Afrika
from Woburn Safari Park

1989-00-00Woburn Safari Park
from Longleat Safari Park

Longleat Safari Park
from Chipperfield organisation (Chilworth)

Record history
History of updates2012-07-02: age
2012-09-23: probable prev location
2012-09-24: 12808

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Gandhi (Gandia, Ghandia) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Elefantenreservat Starkenberg, in Germany.

Gandhi (Gandia, Ghandia) arrived in 2019-00-00 to the Elefantenreservat Starkenberg, relocated from the Circus Afrika, in Germany.


Gandhi (Gandia, Ghandia) lives together with 3 other elephants at the Elefantenreservat Starkenberg:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Baby
  2. Moja born 1984?
  3. Tonga born 1984?


Gandhi (Gandia, Ghandia) was born wild 1972?.

Comments / pictures

2012: according to the owner Gandhi is 40 years old.

Gandhia from Don Carlos was from "Longleat" I think..
Tobias Dornbusch, EEG

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Gandhi (Gandia, Ghandia), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Elefantenreservat Starkenberg in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 February 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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