Asian elephants

Maharani is Kamala’s daughter. She was born at the Calgary Zoo on July 14, 1990. She’s the tallest of the three. (Credit: Bill Quayle/Calgary Zoo)

National Zoo to Debut 3 New Asian Elephants

The National Zoo is adding three new Asian elephants to its herd, and they will make their public debut this week.

06/22/2014

Asian elephants Kamala, Swarna and Maharani  will be on loan at Smithsonian's National Zoo from the Calgary Zoo, expanding the D.C. zoo's existing herd to seven. (Credit: Bill Quayle/Calgary Zoo)

National Zoo Getting 3 New Elephants From Canada

A $2 million gift will allow the Smithsonian’s National Zoo to nearly double the size of its Asian elephant herd.

08/20/2013

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