Motki at Sosto Zoo (Nyiregyhazi Allatpark)

Motki
ID Number:EEP Number: 7105 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Sosto Zoo (Nyiregyhazi Allatpark)
ArrivedSosto Zoo (Nyiregyhazi Allatpark) 2009-09-12
from Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm
Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm 2004-08-29
from Gänserndorf Safari Park
Gänserndorf Safari Park 2002-11-09
from Port Lympne Zoo
Port Lympne Zoo 1977-06-01
from Howletts Wild Animal Park
Howletts Wild Animal Park 1971-01-01
from Sonepur Mela Haathi Bazaar (Harihar Kshetra Mela)
Born:1969 wild India
Document updated2009-09-15: transfer to sosto zoo
2010-04-10: free contact
2010-05-01: prev. location Sonepur
2012-09-02: corr arr date
In his book The Best of Friends, John Aspinall writes that all asian elephants, except Assam, were bought at the Sonepur market in India.

Sources, among others

  • The Best of Friends, John Aspinall

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