Pepita an Asian elephant at Zoolandia

Female ♀ Asian  Pepita at Zoolandia

Pepita and Pertti Sariola 1986.
☨ Pepita
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 45 years old
Dead date: 1995
Death reason: disease: Uterus Cancer
ArrivalZoolandia 1990-00-00 from Suomen Tivoli
Born:* 1950 wild
Document updated2020-10-14: picture, arrival year for import
peptita is said to have arrived in 1953 (imported 53?) and trained first by Kalle Nyman 1958-1967, andshe was trained by Pertti Sariola from 1967.

Pepita came 1990 to Zoolandia, from Suomen Tivoli in Finland. In Zoolandia was already the african elephant Vanni (later sold to Nikolaiev Zoo). The two females were nighttime separated in two boxes, wearing no chains, and was daytime kept together free. Pepita died 1995 in Uterus cancer.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Pepita, an Asian at Zoolandia in Finland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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