Benga
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Leipzig Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Benga  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 31 years old
Origin
Born:* 1910-1915 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1941-10-18
Death reason: unknown:
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1925-03-00
(dead † 1941-10-04)
Nelly II (Baby)

2. Born 1934-05-01
(dead † 1965-09-13)
Maja EEP id: 3402
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

Leipzig Zoo
from Chemnitz Zoo

1926-00-00Chemnitz Zoo
from Leipzig Zoo

1926-04-28Leipzig Zoo
from Firma Ruhe

Record history
History of updates2011-01-12: stay in chemnitz

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Benga is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1941-10-18 at Leipzig Zoo, in Germany, .

Offspring


  1. (F) 1925-03-00 -- † 1941-10-04 Nelly II (Baby)
  2. (F) 1934-05-01 -- † 1965-09-13 Maja EEP id: 3402

Origin


Benga was born wild 1910-1915.


Comments / pictures

Benga was born between 1910 and 1915

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Benga, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 September 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1138. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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