Komali an Asian elephant at Zurich Zoo

☨ Komali
ID nr:EEP Number: 8410 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 11 years old
Dead date: 1995-04-02
Death reason: euthanised: aggressive
Location:Zurich Zoo
ArrivalZurich Zoo 1984-07-27
Born:* 1984-07-27 captive-born
in Zurich Zoo
Parents: Maxi x Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. () 1993-12-00 -- † 1993-12-00 stillborn
Siblings through the father Maxi:
  1. 1985-05-24 -- † 1988-07-21 (F) Lohimi
  2. 1986-05-22 -- † 1986-05-22 (F) stillborn
  3. 1989-02-13(F) Panang
  4. 1992-06-13(M) Mac
  5. 1993-12-00 -- † 1993-12-00 () stillborn
  6. 1994-11-14(M) Upali
  7. 1997-09-08 -- † 1999-11-20 (M) Xian
  8. 2000-06-10 -- † 2003-10-15 (M) Aishu
  9. 2002-05-14(F) Chandra
  10. 2005-05-03(F) Farha
  11. 2005-07-24(M) Fahim
  12. 2014-06-17(F) Omysha
Siblings through the mother Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali):
  1. 1989-02-13(F) Panang
  2. 1994-11-14(M) Upali
  3. 1997-09-08 -- † 1999-11-20 (M) Xian
  4. 2000-06-10 -- † 2003-10-15 (M) Aishu
  5. 2005-05-03(F) Farha
Komalis pedigree:
P I II III

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Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali)

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Document updated2017-03-09: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
Komali was the first elephant born in Zuerich Zoo. In her teenages she became more and more difficult, and was finally euthanized 1995.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Komali, an Asian at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 31 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=94. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • http://www.upali.ch (Georges Frei, Switzerland)
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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