Zimba at Duisburg Zoo

† Zimba
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Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Female 10 years
Dead date: 1995-09-00
Death reason: euthanised:
Location:Duisburg Zoo
ArrivedDuisburg Zoo 1986-08-05
Born:1985 wild
1995-06-10: Pushed into the drymoat, during a fight, where her chains broke.
In the fall, she broke a femur. In order to spare her from suffering, she was later euthanised.

Records about Zimba was updated
2009-09-19: death

Sources, among others

  • Peter Schröer, Duisburg Zoo
  • http://www.beepworld.de/members91/zoos/elefanten-duisburg.htm

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