Benga an Asian elephant at Leipzig Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Benga  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 31 years old
Origin
Born:* 1910-1915 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 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
Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Leipzig Zoo
from Chemnitz Zoo
Chemnitz Zoo 1926-00-00
from Leipzig Zoo
Leipzig Zoo 1926-04-28
from Firma Ruhe

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Description

† Benga is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Leipzig Zoo, in Germany, of from unknown reasons in 1941-10-18. (see detailed list).

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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Benga, an Asian elephant at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1138. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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