Benga an Asian elephant at Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)


 ☨ ♀ Benga  

Identification

EEP nr8407

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 33 years old
Origin
Born:* 1966 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1970
Death
Dead date: 1999-07-15
Death reason: disease: Bacterial infection
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1981-07-00 Baby

2. Born 1996-01-09
(dead † 1996-01-09)
stillborn
Locations
Present / last location:Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen), in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) 1985-05-00
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) 1984-05-27
from Circus Kendler

Document updated2020-12-09
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Description

† Benga is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen), in Germany, of disease in 1999-07-15. Official death reason described as Bacterial infection. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 1981-07-00 Baby
  2. (M) 1996-01-09 -- † 1996-01-09 stillborn

Origin


Benga was born wild 1966, captured 1970 .


Comments / pictures

Benga was sent to Rotterdam in the eighties for cover, which was unsuccesful.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Benga, an Asian elephant at Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1326. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Dan Koehl

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