Chhukha (Chukkh) at Zurich Zoo

Female Asian elephant Chhukha (Chukkh) at Zurich Zoo

Photo: © Petra Prager, BerlinPhoto © Petra Prager, Berlin. Chhukha (Chukkh) on Elefanten-Fotolexikon
† Chhukha (Chukkh)
ID Number:EEP Number: 6811 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 39 years
Dead date: 2006-03-20
Death reason: euthanised: arthritis in legs and hip
Location:Zurich Zoo
ArrivedZurich Zoo 1968-06-24
from King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck
Born:1967-09-01 Bhutan
Body weight (kgs and pounds): 4900.00 kg, 10780.00 lbs
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1986-05-22 stillborn, EEP nr: 8607
Chhukha was a gift from the king of Bhutan. She was a very tall elephant 4900 kg. 1986 she had a very hard birth. The calf was dead. She never was pregnant again.

Records about Chhukha (Chukkh) was updated
2009-03-07: name variations, birth year of calf
2010-11-12: weight

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