Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha) in Czech Republic

♀ Shanti


EEP nr7704


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1976 wild
Birth place: in Assam unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha), in Czech Republic

Date of arrival

1977-06-03Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)
Record history
History of updates2022-04-12

Latest document update2022-09-27 14:47:23
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Shanti is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha), in Czech Republic.

Shanti arrived in 1977-06-03 to the Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha),


Shanti lives together with 7 other elephants at the Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Ankhor born 1983-00-00
  2. Gulab born 1959
  3. Janita born 2004-10-17
  4. Lakuna born 2020-05-09
  5. Maxmi­lian born 2016-04-05
  6. Rudolf born 2016-10-07
  7. Tamara born 2005-08-23

Affiliated people

1: Dan Koehl (trainer from 2010 to 2010)


Shanti was born wild 1976 at Assam unspecified location.

Comments / pictures

Origin: Assam

Starred in the movie Alarm in the Clouds with Mr. Tau.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Shanti, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha) in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jana Havlová

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Categories1976 births | Born in India | EEP | Elephants from Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha) | Czech Republic | Asian elephants

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