Dinah an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Dinah at Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)

Dina in Copenhagen 1978. Photo © Erland Axel Wadsten, Stockholm, Sweden.
☨ Dinah
ID Number:EEP Number: 7007 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Dead date: 1984-06-06
Death reason: disease: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
Location:Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)
ArrivalCopenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have) 1970-07-08
from Kolmarden Zoo (Kolmardens djurpark)
Kolmarden Zoo (Kolmardens djurpark) 1967-00-00
from Circus Julinek
Circus Julinek 1964-00-00
from Circus Caravan (Trolle Rhodin)
Circus Caravan (Trolle Rhodin) 1964-05-12
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour 1963-08-24
from Circus Chipperfield
Born:* 1946 wild Sri Lanka
Document updated2011-12-12: pictures
2012-09-16: merged with 7493
Records about Dinah from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Dinah:

7007 F ~ 1946 WILD WILD WILD ???? NONE Capture Parent Dinah
COPENHAGE 8 Jul 1970 100097 Transfer
6 Jun 1984 Death
[Death by: Euthanasia (medical) ı Rendered ı Generalized ı Mechanical abnormality]

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online




Dina in Copenhagen 1978, riding is zookeeper Erland Wadsten från Skansen, Stockholm.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Dinah, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have) in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1186. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Hans Romlund, Give, Denmark.
  • Erland Axel Wadsten, Stockholm, Sweden.

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