Pepita and Pertti Sariola 1986.
|Sex and age:||Female ♀ 45 years old|
|Dead date:||† 1995|
|Death reason:||disease: Uterus Cancer|
|Arrival||Zoolandia 1990-00-00 from Suomen Tivoli|
|Born:||* 1950 wild|
|Document updated||2020-10-14: 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.
Reference listKoehl, D., (2020). Pepita, an Asian at Zoolandia in Finland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=100. (archived at the Wayback machine)
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