Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Straubing Zoo (Tiergarten Straubing) in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Dora  dead elephant


EEP nr3511


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 10 years old
Born:* 1935 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1945-11-10
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Straubing Zoo (Tiergarten Straubing), in Germany

Date of arrival

1944-05-03Straubing Zoo (Tiergarten Straubing)
from Nuremberg Zoo

1939-05-09Nuremberg Zoo
from Firma Ruhe

Record history
History of updates2012-06-16: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Dora is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1945-11-10 at Straubing Zoo (Tiergarten Straubing), in Germany, .


Dora was born wild 1935.

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

3511 F ~ 1935 WILD WILD WILD ~ 1939 NONE Capture DORA
NURNBERG 9 May 1939 M00521 Transfer
STRAUBING 3 May 1944 NONE Transfer
10 Nov 1945 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Dora, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Straubing Zoo (Tiergarten Straubing) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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