Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens) in United Kingdom

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Tina  dead elephant


EEP nr6613


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 52 years old
Born:* 1965 wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Capture: 1966
Dead: 2017-11-05
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens), in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

1966-06-14Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens)
from Tyseley Pet Stores

Record history
History of updates2009-04-03: Text
2011-10-08: prev location
2018-01-20: dead
2022-05-16: Born in Asia

Latest document update2022-05-16 05:42:48
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† Tina is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2017-11-05 at Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens), in United Kingdom, .


Tina was born wild 1965 at Asia unspecified location, captured 1966 .

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1966: Tina arrived at Belfast Zoo in 1966 from Tyseley Pet Store in Birmingham, with a shipping cost of £20.

In April 2009, 48 year old Jenny and 36 year old Dunja were 'retired' to the Belfast Zoo from their home in Hannover. Both were previous circus elephants (Dunja was confiscated by German officials from Circus Montecarlo) and will be joining 32 year old Yhetoo and 44 year old Tina. Tina has has resided in Belfast since 1966, while Yhetoo arrived in January 2009 from the Krefeld Zoo in Germany. In 2009, the zoo in Northern Ireland changed their management program to protected contact and care for non-breeding females at the recommendation of Europe's Asian Elephant breeding program.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Tina, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens) in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 October 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1297. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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