Relocated elephants from Port of Colombo in Sri Lanka


Port of Colombo had previously 39 elephants relocated to new location.

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival
Departure
Present locationImport
1 † ♀ EM - Freda
dead: Born wild Dead: 1954, ? yrs Reason: disease: serious gastric complaint 1948-00-00
1948-03-00
Glasgow Zoo 1948?
2 † ⚪ EM - unknown
dead: Born unknown Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1947-00-00
1947-00-00
Borneo Company Ltd (BCL) 1947
3 † ⚪ EM - unknown
dead: Born unknown Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1947-00-00
1947-00-00
Borneo Company Ltd (BCL) 1947
4 † ⚪ EM - unknown
dead: Born unknown Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1947-00-00
1947-00-00
Borneo Company Ltd (BCL) 1947
5 † ⚪ EM - unknown
dead: Born unknown Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1947-00-00
1947-00-00
Borneo Company Ltd (BCL) 1947
6 † ⚪ EM - unknown
dead: Born unknown Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1947-00-00
1947-00-00
Borneo Company Ltd (BCL) 1947
7 † ♀ EM - Maibel (Majbel)
EEP id: 3804
dead: Born wild 1938 Dead: 1986-07-29, 48 yrs Reason: disease: Digestive 1947-00-00
1947-00-00
Givskud Zoo 1947
8 † ♀ EM - Dinah
EEP id: 7007
dead: Born wild 1946 Dead: 1984-06-06, 38 yrs Reason: disease: tuberculosis? 1970-07-08
1947-00-00
Copenhagen Zoo 1947
9 † ♂ EM - Blackie
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1947-00-00
1947-10-00
Unknown 1947
10 † ♀ EM - Sally
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: accident: result of a fire they had on the circus in 1979 1947-00-00
1947-03-03
Circus Chipperfield 1947
11 † ♀ EM - Camella (Kamala)
dead: Born wild 1941 Dead: 1969, 28 yrs Reason: unknown: 1947-00-00
1947-03-03
Circus Chipperfield 1947
12 † ♀ EM - Mary
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1947-00-00
1947-00-00
Circus Chipperfield 1947
13 † ♀ EM - Delhi
dead: Born wild ~1942 Dead: 1971, ? yrs Reason: euthanised: Epilepsy 1947-00-00
1947-00-00
Givskud Zoo 1947
14 † ♀ EM - Lelia
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: accident: result of a fire they had on the circus in 1979
1947-00-00
Circus Chipperfield 1947
15 † ♂ EM - Baby
EEP id: 3302
dead: Born wild 1932 Dead: 1960-06-00, 28 yrs Reason: unknown: 1954-09-05
1933-00-00
Kiev Zoo 1933
16 † ♀ EM - Baby Boo (Baby Baraboo)
SSP id: 491
dead: Born captive-born 1900 Dead: 1939, 39 yrs Reason: euthanised: aggressive 1902-00-00
1902-00-00
San Diego Zoo 1902
17 † ♀ EM - Veneda
EEP id: 0202
dead: Born wild Dead: 1942-10-15, ? yrs Reason: shot: Musculoskeletal 1902-00-00
1902-00-00
Frankfurt Zoo 1902
18 † ⚪ EM - unknown
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown:
Unknown 1883
19 † ♂ EM - Baldy
SSP id: 375
dead: Born wild 1878 Dead: 1916, 38 yrs Reason: unknown: 1879-00-00
1879-00-00
Ringling Bros. Circus 1879
20 † ♀ EM - Reynolds Jennie
dead: Born wild Dead: 1918-05-17, ? yrs Reason: unknown: in Columbus, Ohio 1896-08-12
1879-00-00
Ringling Bros. Circus 1879
21 † ♀ EM - Hebe (Babe)
SSP id: 2
dead: Born wild 1860 Dead: 1912?, 52 yrs Reason: unknown: 1911-00-00
1871-07-22
Unknown 1871
22 † ♂ EM - Emperor
dead: Born wild Dead: 1885-05-17, ? yrs Reason: disease: Tetanus 1871-00-00
1871-07-22
Ringling Bros. Circus 1871
23 † ♂ EM - Chieftain (Big Chief)
SSP id: 4
dead: Born wild Dead: 1888-12-17, ? yrs Reason: killed: by strangulation, choked to death by two elephants Basil and Bismark 1886-00-00
1871-07-22
Adam Forepaugh Circus 1871
24 † ♀ EM - Queen
SSP id: 5
dead: Born wild 1859 Dead: 1886, 27 yrs Reason: unknown: 1886-00-00
1871-07-22
Adam Forepaugh Circus 1871
25 † ♂ EM - Mandarin
SSP id: 1
dead: Born wild 1854 Dead: 1902-11-08, 48 yrs Reason: killed: strangled by a steam winch outside the New York Harbor 1871-00-00
1871-07-22
Barnum and Baileys circus European tour 1871
26 † ♂ EM - Old Josh
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1851-00-00
1851-05-04
Van Amburg Circus 1851-05-04
27 † ♂ EM - Tom Thumb
SSP id: T2300
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: killed: Executed by electrocution 1851-00-00
1851-05-04
Bronx Zoo 1851-05-04
28 † ♂ EM - Pizarro II
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: : 1851-00-00
1851-00-00
U.S.A. unspecified Location 1851-05-04
29 † ♀ EM - Jenny
dead: Born unknown Dead: , ? yrs Reason: : 1851-00-00
1851-05-04
U.S.A. unspecified Location 1851-05-04
30 † ♀ EM - Mary
dead: Born unknown Dead: , ? yrs Reason: : 1851-00-00
1851-00-00
U.S.A. unspecified Location 1851-05-04
31 † ♀ EM - Fanny
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: : 1851-00-00
1851-00-00
U.S.A. unspecified Location 1851-05-04
32 † ♂ EM - Mogul
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: : 1851-00-00
1851-00-00
U.S.A. unspecified Location 1851-05-04
33 † ♂ EM - Mickey
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: : 1851-00-00
1851-00-00
U.S.A. unspecified Location 1851-05-04
34 † ♂ EM - Canada
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1851-00-00
1851-05-04
Seth B. Howes 1851-05-04
35 † ♀ EM - Grete
dead: Born wild 1782 Dead: 1816-03-15, 34 yrs Reason: unknown:
1784-00-00
Menagerie du Paris Jardin des Plantes 1784
36 † ♂ EM - Hans
dead: Born wild 1782 Dead: 1802-02-17, 20 yrs Reason: disease: pneumonia
1784-00-00
Menagerie du Paris Jardin des Plantes 1784
37 † ♀ EM - Hansken
dead: Born wild 1630 Dead: 1655-11-09, 25 yrs Reason: unknown:
1632-00-00
Cornelis Jacobs van Groenevelt 1633
38 † ♀ EM - Icky
dead: Born wild Dead: 1979, ? yrs Reason: unknown:
Circus World (Polk City)
39 † ♀ EM - Walli
EEP id: 5015
dead: Born wild 1950 Dead: 1974-09-01, 24 yrs Reason: accident: fell into dry moat
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at Port of Colombo

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Port of Colombo in Sri Lanka, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 28 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3370 (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)
2020-10-24 Old Josh:• Page 14, 30, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
2020-10-17 Baby:• Saminda Prashath, Colombo
•  Elephants from CR and SR (Zoo Usti nad Labem)
•  Jana Havlová
•  87-year history of elephants maintenance in Kyiv Zoo, Ukraine, by Kirill Trantin, Kiev Zoo
2020-10-06 Hansken:• M. Roscam Abbing, “Elephant Hansken”; www.elephanthansken.com”; https://www.elephanthansken.com/about/
•  https://military.wikia.org/wiki/Dutch_East_India_Company
•  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40656-020-00340-z
2020-10-06 Hans:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
•  Jonas Livet, France
•  http://www.rhinoresourcecenter.com/pdf_files/149/1498297155.pdf
•  http://www.museum-bourges.net/museum-hans-l-%C3%A9l%C3%A9phant-85.html
2020-10-06 Grete:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  Jonas Livet, France
•  http://www.rhinoresourcecenter.com/pdf_files/149/1498297155.pdf
2018-08-02 Delhi:• Pamela Macgregor-Morris, Chipperfield's Circus, published 1957
•  Hans Romlund, Give, Denmark.
•  Erland Wadsten, Stockholm
•  Erik Munk Sørensen, Frederik Iversens liv og virke
2016-12-19 Queen:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephantsS
• page 23, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
• http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?_r=1&res=9D00EEDF1E3CEE3ABC4C53DFB4668389699FDE
2012-10-31 Veneda:• Animals Are My Life, by Lorenz Hagenbeck
•  Page 62, Carl Hagenbeck, by Haug von Kuenheim
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
• Buckles Weblog
• Page 49, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
2012-10-02 Reynolds Jennie:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  https://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2012/02/bingo-3.html
2012-09-30 Baldy:• Page 46, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  https://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2012/02/bingo-3.html
2012-09-30 Jenny:• The elephant in America 1840-1860, by Stuart Thayer, Bandwagon
•  Page 14, 30, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
2012-09-30 Mary:• The elephant in America 1840-1860, by Stuart Thayer, Bandwagon
•  Page 14, 30, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
2012-09-30 Pizarro II:• The elephant in America 1840-1860, by Stuart Thayer, Bandwagon
•  Page 14, 30, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
2012-09-30 Tom Thumb:• The elephant in America 1840-1860, by Stuart Thayer, Bandwagon
•  Page 14, 30, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
2012-09-30 Fanny:• The elephant in America 1840-1860, by Stuart Thayer, Bandwagon
•  Page 14, 30, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
2012-09-30 Mickey:• The elephant in America 1840-1860, by Stuart Thayer, Bandwagon
•  Page 14, 30, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
2012-09-30 Mogul:• The elephant in America 1840-1860, by Stuart Thayer, Bandwagon
•  Page 14, 30, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
2012-09-19 Maibel (Majbel):• Hans Romlund, Give, Denmark.
2012-09-19 Dinah:• Hans Romlund, Give, Denmark.
•  Erland Axel Wadsten, Stockholm, Sweden.
2012-09-17 Mary:• Pamela Macgregor-Morris, Chipperfield's Circus, published 1957
•  Jim Stockley, South Africa
2012-09-17 Lelia:• Jim Clubb, UK
•  Jim Stockley, South Africa
2012-09-17 Sally:• Jim Clubb, UK
•  Pamela Macgregor-Morris, Chipperfield's Circus, published 1957
•  http://showmeelephants.blogspot.com/2011/06/jim-stockley-collection-chipperfields_12.html
•  Jim Stockley, South Africa
2012-09-04 Freda:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2012-08-28 Mandarin:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  Wild Animals in and out of the Zoo by William M. Mann
2012-01-11 Canada:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2011-12-04 Camella (Kamala):• Pamela Macgregor-Morris, Chipperfield's Circus, published 1957
•  Jim Stockley, South Africa
2011-11-27 Blackie:• Pamela Macgregor-Morris, Chipperfield's Circus, published 1957
•  Jim Stockley
2010-11-23 Baby Boo (Baby Baraboo):• In 1937, the Cole Bros. Circus gave the Zoo two female elephants: Tommy and the infamous Boo. Soon tiring of Boo’s homicidal tendencies, Wegeforth had her executed.
2010-04-23 unknown:• Origin of elephants in Borneo, by Earl of Cranbrook, J. Payne and Charles M.U. Leh
2010-04-23 unknown:• Origin of elephants in Borneo, by Earl of Cranbrook, J. Payne and Charles M.U. Leh
2010-04-23 unknown:• Origin of elephants in Borneo, by Earl of Cranbrook, J. Payne and Charles M.U. Leh
2010-04-23 unknown:• Origin of elephants in Borneo, by Earl of Cranbrook, J. Payne and Charles M.U. Leh
2010-04-23 unknown:• Origin of elephants in Borneo, by Earl of Cranbrook, J. Payne and Charles M.U. Leh
2009-11-25 Walli:• Christoffer Brack, Wüppertal, Germany. Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100073098771893
2009-11-14 Hebe (Babe):• Buckles Weblog 1
• Buckles Weblog 2
2009-11-14 Chieftain (Big Chief):• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
• Buckles Weblog
2009-11-14 Emperor:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
• page 23, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
2009-08-14 Icky:• https://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/08/ringling-barnum-1949-6.html


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