Sami an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Madrid Zoo (Casa de Campo)

☨ Sami
Alternative name:Samikuta, Samicuta, Samyuktha, Samyukths
ID nr:Local id Number: 3 - EEP Number: 9403 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Dead date: 2014-07-11
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Madrid Zoo (Casa de Campo)
ArrivalMadrid Zoo (Casa de Campo) 2012-10-00
from Estepona Selwo safari park
Estepona Selwo safari park 2004-01-23
from Lisbon Zoo (Jardim Zoologico de Lisboa)
Lisbon Zoo (Jardim Zoologico de Lisboa) 1994-04-02
from Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve
Born:* 1989 wild India
Capture: 1993 ,
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 2008-07-19 Kanvar, EEP nr: 200808
  2. (M) 2013-03-02 -- † 2016-03-02 Buba, EEP nr: 201305
Document updated2012-10-12: transfer
2014-07-12: dead
2018-03-18: prev location Konni elephant camp, Kerala DCEK Nr
Konni Elephant Training Centre has to its credit of gifting the Elephant Samyuktha to the Republic of Portugal as a mark of friendship and co-operation with the Republic of India.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Sami, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Madrid Zoo (Casa de Campo) in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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