Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Skopje Zoo in Macedonia

♀ Dunja
William Hody, Belgium
William and Patricia Hody, Belgium



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Body height: 2.96 meter, 9.7 feet
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Skopje Zoo, in Macedonia

Date of arrival

2018-09-00Skopje Zoo
from Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio)

2015-00-00Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio)
from Anton Frank

1972-00-00Anton Frank
from Cirkus Mai

Record history
History of updates2012-09-18: height
2015-12-29: transfer
2018-04-13: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-09-10: transferred
2020-12-09: picture

Latest document update2020-12-09 10:08:42
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Dunja is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Skopje Zoo, in Macedonia.

Dunja arrived in 2018-09-00 to the Skopje Zoo, relocated from the Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio), in Belgium.

Dunja lives together with 1 other elephants at the Skopje Zoo:
  1. Daela (Delia)

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Dunja was born wild 1969.

Comments / pictures

One of europes largest female Asian elephants.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Dunja, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Skopje Zoo in Macedonia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1432. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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