Siam (Sayan) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Buenos Aires Zoo

Male ♂ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Siam (Sayan) at Buenos Aires Zoo

☨ Siam (Sayan)
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 50 years old
Dead date: 1909-03-28
Death reason: euthanised: aggressive, mankiller
People killed:1
Location:Buenos Aires Zoo
ArrivalBuenos Aires Zoo
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck
Born:* 1859 wild
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 1 babies

  1. (F) 1905-02-23 -- † 1908-08-05 Phua Victoria Portena
Document updated2011-06-05: alt name, birth year
2012-02-01: mankiller
Killed one elephantkeeper in Buenos Aires

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Koehl, D., (2020). Siam (Sayan), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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