Tanja is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Sosto Zoo, in Hungary.
Tanja arrived Sosto Zoo 2009-09-12, relocated from Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm, in Spain.In Sosto Zoo, Tanja lives together with 7 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)
Tanja was born unknown 1975.
According to EEG born 1972?
Attacked keepers Mikael Eriksson and Tony Svensson in Boras Zoo, why she was transfered to off-hand and exported to Port Lympne. Very hairy in younger ages. Official origin in EEP records is Thailand, But according to Jonas Wahlström, Skansen-Akvariet, Stockholm, Sweden, she was shipped from the port in Trivandrum, with origin from south India. (Jonas and animal-dealer Ingemar Forss went with her on the ship from India)
Tanja had during her first 25 years extremely amounts of hair, see photo.
Tanja as teenager in Borås Zoo
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