Relocated elephants from Sonepur Fair in India

Sonepur Fair had previously 37 elephants relocated to new location.  

Nr Id Name - stud nr.
Species - Sex
Status Origin
Birth
Age Arrival
Departure
Present locationImport
1 EEP id: 7101
Rani EM - F dead : 2020-04-03
unknown:
wild
1969
51 2010-04-29
1971-01-01
Neunkirchen Zoo
2 EEP id: 7104
Pugli EM - F dead : 2007-04-23
unknown:
wild
1969
38
1971-01-01
Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm
3Raja EM - M dead : 2012
:

?
1995-00-00
Baba Gulabdas
4 EEP id: 7102
Buria EM - F dead : 2017-02-24
age:
wild
1969
48 2010-04-29
1971-01-01
Neunkirchen Zoo
5Jaimala EM - F FC wild
1986
35
2002-00-00
Katarniya Ghat Wildlife Park
6 EEP id: 7105
Motki EM - F FC wild
1969
52
1971-01-01
Sosto Zoo
7Mangalamkunnu Ayyappan EM - M FC wild
~1973
?
1994-00-00
Geetha P D
8 EEP id: 7103
Bindu EM - M PC wild
1968
53
1971-01-01
Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)
9Mohan EM - M dead : 2017-10-00
unknown: unexplained fracture?
wild
?
Mathura Elephant Care Centre (Wildlife SOS India)
10Raju EM - M FC
?
Mathura Elephant Care Centre (Wildlife SOS India)
11Indrageet EM - M dead : 2012-11-22
:
wild
?
Tala gate elephant camp (Bandhavgarh National Park)
12Rupkali EM - F FC wild
1985
36
1995-00-00
India Forest Department of Andaman (FDA)
13Laila EM - F FC wild
1991
30
1995-00-00
India Forest Department of Andaman (FDA)
14Nayarambalam Ramankutty EM - M dead : 2011-06-06
unknown: seriously injured by mahout?
unknown
?
1993-12-00
Nayarambalam Bhagavathy Temple (Nayarambalam NSS Trust)
15Laxmi Prasad EM - M FC wild
1973
48
1991-02-00
India Forest Department of Andaman (FDA)
16Kaushalya EM - F FC wild
2000
21
1986-00-00
India Forest Department of Andaman (FDA)
17Rupkali EM - F FC wild
?
1978-11-00
India Forest Department of Andaman (FDA)
18Mala EM - F FC wild
~1962
?
1978-00-00
Patna Zoo
19 SSP id: 399
Gunda EM - M dead : 1915-06-21
euthanised: shot, aggressive
wild
1897
18
1903-00-00
Bronx Zoo
20Champa EM - F FC wild
?
India Forest Department of Andaman (FDA)
21Sanjeev EM - M FC wild
?
India Forest Department of Andaman (FDA)
22Pramila EM - F FC unknown
~1962
?
1987-00-00
Buxa Tiger Reserve elephant camp
23Purnima EM - F FC unknown
~1964
?
1994-00-00
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)
24Lakshmi EM - F FC wild
~1975
?
1991-00-00
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)
25Champarani EM - F FC wild
?
1991-11-00
Buxa Tiger Reserve elephant camp
26(Anarkali) Anaar Kali EM - F FC wild
1978
43
Jumbo Circus
27 EEP id: 8002
Shree EM - F dead :
unknown:
wild
~1950
0 1970-00-00
2007-00-00
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)
28Champa EM - F FC unknown
~1961
?
1991-00-00
Buxa Tiger Reserve elephant camp
29Shanti EM - F FC wild
~1966
?
1991-00-00
Buxa Tiger Reserve elephant camp
30Urbashi EM - F FC wild
~1952
?
1984-00-00
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)
31Lucky EM - F FC wild
1993
28
Jumbo Circus
32Urmila EM - F FC wild
~1974
?
1987-00-00
Buxa Tiger Reserve elephant camp
33Sharmila EM - F FC unknown
~1952
?
1987-00-00
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)
34Lakshmi EM - F FC wild
2001
20
Jumbo Circus
35Ganga EM - F FC unknown
2000
21
2003-00-00
Jumbo Circus
36Nooree EM - F FC wild
~1952
?
1985-00-00
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)
37Kuntalini EM - F FC unknown
~1955
?
1970-00-00
Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS camp)


Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at Sonepur Fair

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Sonepur Fair in India, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 24 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=1499 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this list:

Latest updateName of elephantSource (if it is a website, the target website will open in new window)
2021-06-20 Jaimala:
  • http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Ailing-jumbo-may-return-to-city-zoo/articleshow/6777093.cms#ixzz131TMKoGZ



  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=5582
  • 2021-03-24 Lucky:
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1450584365">Peter Stolk, Netherlands


  • http://www.jumbocircus.in/Animal%20World.html">"The Elephant family in Jumbo Circus," Jumbo Circus, 2008


  • http://www.kcems.in/kcems/pages/DistList.php
  • 2021-03-24 Ganga:
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1450584365">Peter Stolk, Netherlands


  • http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Sale-of-calf-Vets-take-elephant-DNA-samples/articleshow/11065822.cms


  • http://www.kcems.in/kcems/pages/DistList.php
  • 2020-09-12 Urmila:
  • http://www.wildbengal.com/admin_wildlife/upload/5453Wildlife%20Annual%20Report%2015-16.pdf

  • 2018-11-27 Motki:
  • The Best of Friends, John Aspinall
  • 2018-11-27 Buria:
  • The Best of Friends, by John Aspinall


  • http://www.bild.de/regional/saarland/elefant/elefant-im-zoo-gestorben-50585284.bild.html?wtmc=fb.shr
  • 2018-06-02 Rani:
  • The Best of Friends by John Aspinall


  • https://breaking-news-saarland.de/elefantendame-rani-51-im-neunkircher-zoo-gestorben/
  • 2018-05-27 Indrageet:
  • http://skayinbandhavgarh.blogspot.se/2009/04/mahavats.html


  • https://www.tigernation.org/blog/indrageet-the-lonely-elephant-a-story-of-love-and-tragedy


  • 2018-05-22 Shree:
  • http://www.dailypioneer.com/home/online-channel/360-todays-newspaper/55017-jumbo-love-affair-cruelly-interrupted.html


  • http://cheerans.com/files/Captive-Elephant-Workshop.pdf
  • 2018-05-22 Champa:
  • http://cheerans.com/files/Captive-Elephant-Workshop.pdf
  • 2018-05-22 Nooree:
  • http://cheerans.com/files/Captive-Elephant-Workshop.pdf
  • 2018-05-22 Shanti:
  • http://cheerans.com/files/Captive-Elephant-Workshop.pdf
  • 2018-05-22 Urbashi:
  • http://cheerans.com/files/Captive-Elephant-Workshop.pdf
  • 2018-05-22 Lakshmi:
  • http://cheerans.com/files/Captive-Elephant-Workshop.pdf
  • 2018-05-22 Kuntalini:
  • http://cheerans.com/files/Captive-Elephant-Workshop.pdf
  • 2018-05-22 Mala:
  • https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/environment/flora-fauna/lone-zoo-elephant-to-be-shifted-to-valmikinagar-tiger-reserve/articleshow/33526978.cms
  • 2018-05-22 Purnima:
  • http://cheerans.com/files/Captive-Elephant-Workshop.pdf
  • 2018-05-22 Champarani:
  • http://cheerans.com/files/Captive-Elephant-Workshop.pdf
  • 2018-05-22 Sharmila:
  • http://cheerans.com/files/Captive-Elephant-Workshop.pdf
  • 2018-05-22 Pramila:
  • http://cheerans.com/files/Captive-Elephant-Workshop.pdf
  • 2018-05-20 Mangalamkunnu Ayyappan:
  • http://www.forest.kerala.gov.in/images/cekerala.pdf


  • http://www.keralaelephantsonline.com/2017/06/kerala-elephants-name-and-height.html
  • 2018-03-13 Raju:
  • http://wildlifesos.org/blog/the-untold-part-of-the-raju-story/
  • 2018-03-13 Mohan:
  • http://wildlifesos.org/blog/in-memory-of-mohan/
  • 2016-12-11 Lakshmi:
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1450584365">Peter Stolk, Netherlands

  • http://www.jumbocircus.in/Animal%20World.html">"The Elephant family in Jumbo Circus," Jumbo Circus, 2008
  • 2016-12-10 (Anarkali) Anaar Kali:
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1450584365">Peter Stolk, Netherlands

  • http://www.jumbocircus.in/Animal%20World.html">"The Elephant family in Jumbo Circus," Jumbo Circus, 2008
  • 2012-03-06 Raja:
  • http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/MP-IND-ailing-elephant-raja-sent-back-home-2799525.html
  • 2012-01-16 Gunda:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger


  • Richard Chiger

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/07/from-bob-cline-1.html">Chang Reynolds


  • 60 years of chains still
  • 2011-06-08 Nayarambalam Ramankutty:
  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=5807


  • http://www.starelephants.com/elephants/directory/nayarambalam-ramankutty.html
  • 2010-11-18 Bindu:
  • The Best of Friends, John Aspinall

  • http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:3kO6XN_ZR_YJ:www.pawsweb.org/incidents.pdf+elephant+Michael+%22Fort+Worth%22+sammy&hl=sv&gl=se&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESiJo6pi_f_LZvUlm_gJnOcBpgSmQYOF9zsAWazG-qND_fexhDBuPEbgmzJe-_LIW5Xl16n5B_ACCipLg8eyMMNsV82KPyiw-ZmN9_UKmjYI8w3Q3UySecGG_GV0AdTrtCAg8Mbn&sig=AHIEtbTqHVFGB_o4n4ctKstS9sIViUyo4g">Pawsweb word document
  • 2010-05-01 Pugli:
  • Peter Stolk

  • The Best of Friends, John Aspinall

  • Sonepur Fair on elephant-news.com

    Sonepur Fair is mentioned on Elephant News:

    DateLinks which opens in new window
    2015-11-05Sonepur ban may hit supply of elephants to kerala - Elephant News
    2013-11-16World famous 'sonepur mela' begins - Elephant News
    2010-10-21Ailing jumbo jaimala may return to lucknow city zoo - Elephant News
    2009-10-26Final touches being given to swiss cottages - Elephant News
    2009-08-20State bid to end ban on wild jumbo-trapping - Elephant News
    2008-12-10Elephant trade still on despite ban - Elephant News


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