Aida an Asian elephant at Berlin Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Aida  


EEP nr3404


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Born:* 1923 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1943-11-22
Death reason: accident: elephant house was bombed
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1936-04-08
(dead † 1938-08-00)
Orje EEP id: 3601
Present / last location:Berlin Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1935-04-12Berlin Zoo
from Hannover Zoo
Hannover Zoo 1934-00-00
from Firma Ruhe

Document updated2012-06-16: 
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† Aida is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Berlin Zoo, in Germany, of accident in 1943-11-22. Official death reason described as elephant house was bombed. (see detailed list).


  1. (M) 1936-04-08 -- † 1938-08-00 Orje EEP id: 3601


Aida was born wild 1923.

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

3404 F ???? WILD WILD WILD ???? NONE Birth AIDA
L RUHE ~ 1933 NONE Transfer
HANNOVER ~ 1934 VII34 Loan to
BERLINZOO ~ 1936 NONE Transfer
???? Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Aida, an Asian elephant at Berlin Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 June 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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