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Lina at Karlsruhe Zoo

† Lina
Alternative name:Julina, Giulia
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 46 years old
Dead date: 2018-09-03,
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Karlsruhe Zoo
ArrivedKarlsruhe Zoo 2017-02-21 from Amedeo Folco
Born:1972 wild
Document updated2010-04-09: new record
2017-03-09: possible duplicate with 5123
2018-03-13: Merged records with 5123
2018-09-04: dead
Lived with another elephant on a circus in the east-block, according to news article from

"Lina" identified as identical with Julina (Giulia) at Amedeo Folco.

Sources, among others

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Survey 2008 - Elephants in European circuses published by European Elephant Group: Tobias Dornbusch, Jürgen Schilfarth

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