Buria an Asian elephant at Neunkirchen Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Buria  

Identification

EEP nr7102

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Origin
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2017-02-24
Death reason: age:
Locations
Present / last location:Neunkirchen Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2010-04-29Neunkirchen Zoo
from Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm
Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm 2006-07-00
from Port Lympne Zoo
Port Lympne Zoo 1996-05-08
from Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo 1994-04-18
from Port Lympne Zoo
Port Lympne Zoo 1977-06-01
from Howletts Wild Animal Park
Howletts Wild Animal Park 1971-01-01
from Sonepur Fair

Document updated2009-09-15:�country origin

2010-05-01:�transfer to Neunkirchen

2017-02-25:dead
2018-11-27: link to EleWiki submitted
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Description

† Buria is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Neunkirchen Zoo, in Germany, of age in 2017-02-24. (see detailed list).

Origin


Buria was born wild 1969.


Comments / pictures

In his book The Best of Friends, John Aspinall writes that all asian elephants, except Assam, were bought at the Sonepur market in India.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Buria, an Asian elephant at Neunkirchen Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1373. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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