Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau) in Poland

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Hitam  dead elephant


EEP nr2501


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 5 years old
Born:* 1925 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1930-04-01
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau), in Poland

Date of arrival

1927-04-29Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau)
from Firma Ruhe

Record history
History of updates2012-06-16: new elephant, eep nr, records

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Hitam is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1930-04-01 at Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau), in Poland, .


Hitam was born wild 1925.

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Records about Hitam from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Hitam:

2501 M ~15 May 1925 WILD WILD L RUHE ~ Jan 1927 NONE Transfer HITAM
WROCLAW 29 Apr 1927 H216 Transfer
1 Apr 1930 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Hitam, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau) in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1166. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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