Pepik (Joe) an Asian elephant at Ostrava Zoo

☨ Pepik (Joe)
ID nr:EEP Number: 5605 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 9 years old
Dead date: 1964-01-00
Death reason: accident: fell in the dry moat
Location:Ostrava Zoo
ArrivalOstrava Zoo 1956-10-06
from Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)
Born:* 1955 wild Vietnam
Capture: 1956 ,
Document updated2009-09-26: eep nr
2011-03-12: Name, Text RE
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.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Pepik (Joe), an Asian at Ostrava Zoo in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1352. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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