Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
London Zoo in United Kingdom

dead elephant ☨ ♀ unknown  dead elephant


EEP nr301


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1855-07-16
Death reason: :
Locations - owners
Present / last location:London Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

1835-08-07London Zoo
Record history
History of updates2012-05-27: import year
2021-07-29: death reason

Latest document update2021-07-28 18:14:47
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† unknown is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1855-07-16 at London Zoo, in United Kingdom, .


unknown was born wild .

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

301 F ???? UNK UNK PUBLIC ~ 1835 NONE Transfer
LONDON RP 7 Aug 1835 930 Transfer
16 Jul 1855 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

According to the book "Wild Animals in and out of the Zoo" by William M. Mann, this elephant died of fright caused by a thunder storm.
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). unknown, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at London Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12648. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Wild Animals in and out of the Zoo by William M. Mann

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