Paulina at Belle Isle Nature Zoo (Safariland, Detroit Zoo)

Female Asian elephant Paulina at Belle Isle Nature Zoo (Safariland, Detroit Zoo)

† Paulina
ID Number:   SSP Number: 570 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 65 years
Dead date: 1950-01-26
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Belle Isle Nature Zoo (Safariland, Detroit Zoo)
ArrivedBelle Isle Nature Zoo (Safariland, Detroit Zoo) 1928-06-20
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck
Born:1885 wild India
Document updated2011-03-02: Previous locations, Text RE
2011-04-16: location
Aneta and Paulina were purchased by the Detroit Zoo from Hagenbeck in 1928. The North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephants lists this location only as 'Hagenbeck,' located in Hamburg. Presumably this is Circus Carl Hagenbeck, run by Lorenz Hagenbeck.

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