† Sonia (Sona) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1991-10-16 at Ostrava Zoo, in Czech Republic, . Official death reason described as hoof Cancer.
Sonia (Sona) was born wild 1956, captured 1962 .
According to the Ostrava Zoo's website, Sonia was transferred to the Dvur Kralov Zoo in 1962 from a circus after she attacked her trainer. During her time at Ostrava, she was kept with the male African elephant Peter until his frequent aggression towards her led the two to be separated.
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