Dumbo an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Planckendael Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Dumbo at Planckendael Zoo

Dumbo and Phyo Phyo. Antwerp Zoo Summer 2008. Photo: © Tony Verhulst
☨ Dumbo
ID nr:EEP Number: 7604 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Dead date: 2020-05-19
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Planckendael Zoo
ArrivalPlanckendael Zoo 2012-06-18
from Antwerp Zoo
Antwerp Zoo 2005-06-30
from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) 2004-03-26
from Antwerp Zoo
Antwerp Zoo 1999-08-31
from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) 1998-11-12
from Antwerp Zoo
Antwerp Zoo 1995-05-12
from Paris Zoo Vincennes
Paris Zoo Vincennes 1993-05-24
from Antwerp Zoo
Born:* 1972 wild India
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1996-03-17 -- † 1996-03-17 stillborn (twin), EEP nr: 9605
  2. (M) 1996-07-01 -- † 1996-07-01 stillborn (twin), EEP nr: 9606
Document updated2009-01-11: Image
2012-06-19: transfer
2020.05.19: dead
EGG state origin from Assam, India.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Dumbo, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Planckendael Zoo in Belgium. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1397. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Tony Verhulst, Antwerp Zoo
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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