Pepik (Joe) an Asian elephant at Ostrava Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Pepik (Joe)  

Identification

EEP nr5605

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 9 years old
Origin
Born:* 1955 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1956
Death
Dead date: 1964-01-00
Death reason: accident: fell in the dry moat
Locations
Present / last location:Ostrava Zoo, in Czech Republic

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1956-10-06Ostrava Zoo
from Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)

Document updated2009-09-26: eep nr
2011-03-12: Name, Text RE
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† Pepik (Joe) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Ostrava Zoo, in Czech Republic, of accident in 1964-01-00. Official death reason described as fell in the dry moat. (see detailed list).

Origin


Pepik (Joe) was born wild 1955, captured 1956 .


Comments / pictures

Contradictory records:
EEP state arrival Prague 25 July.

Joe was brought to the Ostrava Zoo in June 1956 from the Prague Zoo, a gift from the Vietnamese government.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Pepik (Joe), an Asian elephant at Ostrava Zoo in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1352. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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