Anna at Vienna Zoo (Tiergarten Schönbrunn)

Female African Bush elephant Anna at Vienna Zoo (Tiergarten Schönbrunn)

Anna and Dan Koehl in Vienna Zoo 1998. (Photo: Jutta Kirchner, Vienna Zoo)
† Anna
ID Number:EEP Number: 6001 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Female 40 years
Status:foot problems
Dead date: 2000-01-24
Death reason: euthanised: arthtritis foot abcess foot problems
Location:Vienna Zoo (Tiergarten Schönbrunn)
ArrivedVienna Zoo (Tiergarten Schönbrunn) 1993-06-15
from Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn)
Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn) 1961-12-16
Born:1960 wild Tanzania
Document updated2009-03-15:�EEP nr, death date
2017-03-09: link to ele-wiki submitted
Anna was born 1960 in Tanzania, and came to Vienna Zoo from Hellabrunn Tierpark (Munich Zoo) 1993.

In Munich she was leader of the elephants, while in Vienna she went down in health and hierarchy.

After problems with an abcess in her front foot she became worse and worse and died during 2001.

Sources, among others

  • Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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