Benga
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Benga  dead elephant

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: 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 - owners
Present / last location:Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen), in Germany

Date of arrival

Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)

1985-05-00Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

1984-05-27Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Circus Kendler

Record history
History of updates2021-11-22

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

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

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 list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Benga, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 November 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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