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 ♀ 55 years old
Body height: 2.96 meter, 9.7 feet
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
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 updates0000-00-00

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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:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Daela (Delia)


Dunja was born wild 1969 at Asia unspecified location.

Comments / pictures

One of europes largest female Asian elephants.

Dunja in Skopje ZooDunja with Trolle Rhodin Sr., Baltiska Hallen in Malmö, Sweden

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Dunja, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Skopje Zoo in Macedonia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1432. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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