Olympia at Erfurt Zoo

† Olympia
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 34 years
Dead date: 1964
Death reason: accident: broke the neck after being pushed into the drymoat
Location:Erfurt Zoo
ArrivedErfurt Zoo 1963-00-00
from Circus Busch-Nürnberg (Jakob Busch)
Born:1930 wild
Document updated2010-11-21: Birth and death year

Sources, among others

  • Birth and death year: Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Page 117-123, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil, by Gerhard Zapff  (in german) >>> order >>>

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