Erna an African savanna elephant at Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw)


 ☨ ♀ Erna  

Identification

EEP nr8509

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 35 years old

People killed:1: elephant keeper Perry Haans, Beekse bergen, 2003
Origin
Born:* 1985 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1988
Imported:1988
Death
Dead date: 2020-03-07
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations
Present / last location:Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw), in Poland

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2009-04-16Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw)
from Beekse Bergen Safaripark

Document updated2009-04-20: transfer
2018-05-10: import records
Random literature
Description

† Erna is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw), in Poland, of euthanised in 2020-03-07. (see detailed list).

Origin


Erna was born wild 1985, captured 1988 . and imported 1988


Comments / pictures

2003-02-19 Attacked and killed the elephant keeper Perry Haans

2020-03-08: "Today our beloved Erna, chief of the elephant herd, has left us forever. In spite of many hours of struggle by veterinarians, carers and firemen, Erna gave up entirely. When there was no hope left, we had to make a terribly difficult decision, tragic for us but best for Erna."



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Erna, an African savanna elephant at Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw) in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1340. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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  • Categories2020 deaths | 1985 births | Born in Zimbabwe | EEP | 1988 captures | 1988 imports | Elephants from Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw) | Poland | Mankillers | African savanna elephants



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