La Grande an Asian elephant at Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm


♀ La Grande

Identification

EEP nr8218

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1982-11-28 wild
Birth place: in Myanmar unspecified location
Imported:1990
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Locations
Present / last location:Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm, in Spain

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2005-05-27Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm
from Gänserndorf Safari Park
Gänserndorf Safari Park 2000-03-18
from Port Lympne Zoo
Port Lympne Zoo 1999-10-30
from Gänserndorf Safari Park
Gänserndorf Safari Park 1998-03-11
from St. Vrain Safaripark
St. Vrain Safaripark 1990-00-00
from Soest Zoo
Soest Zoo
from E.A.G. van den Brink
E.A.G. van den Brink
from Myanmar unspecified location

Document updated2018-04-08: prev location
2018-10-09: link to EleWiki submitted
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Description

Location


La Grande is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm, in Spain.

La Grande arrived Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm 2005-05-27, relocated from Gänserndorf Safari Park, in Austria.

In Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm, La Grande lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Kaiso born 1982-03-09
  2. ,
  3. Momo (Maman) born 1985
  4. ,
  5. Pequenta (Pequena, Petita) born 1972
  6. , (see detailed list).

Origin


La Grande was born wild 1982-11-28 at Myanmar unspecified location. and imported 1990, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam


Comments / pictures

3 females, from Soest to Safari Park St. Vrain, France
G. van den Brink, 2014



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). La Grande, an Asian elephant at Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1379. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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  • Categories1982 births | EEP | 1990 imports | Elephants from Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm | Spain | Asian elephants



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