New Asian Elephant for National Zoo

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The National Zoo receive Bozie, a 37-year-old female Asian elephant, on loan from the Baton Rouge Zoo, on May 22, 2013. Following quarantine, her first elephant companions are Ambika, Shanthi, and Kandula.


  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Friends of the National Zoo (U.S.)
  • Shanthi (Elephant)
  • Baton Rouge Zoo


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Smithsonian Newsdesk, Smithsonian's National Zoo to Welcome New Asian Elephant, May 3, 2013

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


May 22, 2013


  • Asian Elephants
  • Animals
  • Ambika (Elephant)
  • Bozie (Elephant)
  • Elephants
  • Kandula (Elephant)

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