Sasha an Asian elephant at Nuremberg Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Sasha  


EEP nr3513


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 26 years old
Born:* 1935 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1961-06-30
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Nuremberg Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1946-04-21Nuremberg Zoo
from Hannover Zoo
Hannover Zoo 1943-10-00
from Nuremberg Zoo

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† Sasha is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Nuremberg Zoo, in Germany, of from unknown reasons in 1961-06-30. (see detailed list).


Sasha was born wild 1935.

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Records about Sasha from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Sasha:

3513 F 9 May 1935 WILD WILD WILD ~ 1939 NONE Capture SASCHA
NURNBERG 9 May 1939 M00518 Transfer
HANNOVER ~ Oct 1943 VII42 Loan to
NURNBERG 21 Apr 1946 M00518 Transfer
30 Jun 1961 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sasha, an Asian elephant at Nuremberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 June 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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