Dumbo an Asian elephant at Planckendael Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Dumbo  
Dumbo and Phyo Phyo. Antwerp Zoo Summer 2008. Photo: © Tony Verhulst
Dumbo and Phyo Phyo. Antwerp Zoo Summer 2008. Photo: © Tony Verhulst


Identification

EEP nr7604

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Origin
Born:* 1972 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2020-05-19
Death reason: unknown:
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1996-03-17
(dead † 1996-03-17)
stillborn (twin) EEP id: 9605

2. Born 1996-07-01
(dead † 1996-07-01)
stillborn (twin) EEP id: 9606
Locations
Present / last location:Planckendael Zoo, in Belgium

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2012-06-18Planckendael Zoo
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

Document updated2009-01-11: Image
2012-06-19: transfer
2020.05.19: dead
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Description

† Dumbo is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Planckendael Zoo, in Belgium, of from unknown reasons in 2020-05-19. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 1996-03-17 -- † 1996-03-17 stillborn (twin) EEP id: 9605
  2. (M) 1996-07-01 -- † 1996-07-01 stillborn (twin) EEP id: 9606

Origin


Dumbo was born wild 1972.


Comments / pictures

EGG state origin from Assam, India.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Dumbo, an Asian elephant at Planckendael Zoo in Belgium. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 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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