Rajah at Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens)

† Rajah
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1941
Death reason: accident: was found death after an air raid
Location:Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens)
ArrivedBelfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens) 1937-00-00
Born: unknown
Document updated2011-10-08: 
Records about Rajah from Peter Stolk, Netherlands
This Asian male arrived ca.1937 and was found death after an air raid. Presumably the "Belfast Blitz" of April 1941. The decision had already been made to destroy him. When I asked my contact about Kuka he wrote this: Jonas' website makes no mention of Rajah and I'm sure this must be the same animal (despite the difference in dates). So perhaps you can give Kuka, http://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=750, a second name.

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