Pugli at Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm

† Pugli
ID Number:EEP Number: 7104 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Dead date: 2007-04-23
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm
ArrivedTerra Natura theme park, Benidorm 2006-07-00
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
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1984-08-17 -- † 1984-08-17 killed, EEP nr: 8411
  2. (M) 1996-03-29 -- † 1996-03-29 stillborn
  3. (M) 1998-08-20 -- † 1999-07-26 Ashoka
Document updated2009-09-15: country origin
2010-05-01: prev. location Sonepur
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

  • Peter Stolk
  • The Best of Friends, John Aspinall

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