Buria at Neunkirchen Zoo

† Buria
ID Number:EEP Number: 7102 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Dead date: 2017-02-24
Death reason: age:
Location:Neunkirchen Zoo
ArrivedNeunkirchen Zoo 2010-04-29
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 Mela Haathi Bazaar (Harihar Kshetra Mela)
Born:1969 wild India
Document updated2009-09-15:�country origin
2010-05-01:�transfer to Neunkirchen
In his book The Best of Friends, John Aspinall writes that all asian elephants, except Assam, were bought at the Sonepur market in India.

Sources, among others

  • The Best of Friends, by John Aspinall
  • http://www.bild.de/regional/saarland/elefant/elefant-im-zoo-gestorben-50585284.bild.html?wtmc=fb.shr

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