Celeste at Dudley Zoo

† Celeste
ID Number:EEP Number: 3703 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 7 years
Dead date: 1944
Death reason: euthanised:
Location:Dudley Zoo
ArrivedDudley Zoo 1940-07-01 from Bristol Zoo
Bristol Zoo 1937-11-27
Born:1937 wild Thailand
Document updated2012-09-06: 
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The history books for Bristol Zoo say that 'Rosie' and 'Celeste' were obtained from 'a circus' in 1938. 'Celeste' was gifted to Dudley Zoo in 1940 because of the outbreak of war.
Mark Achurch

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