Memy an Asian elephant at Nuremberg Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Memy  


EEP nr0501


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 34 years old
Born:* 1905 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1912
Dead date: 1939-03-14
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Nuremberg Zoo, in Germany

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1912-04-18Nuremberg Zoo

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† Memy is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Nuremberg Zoo, in Germany, of from unknown reasons in 1939-03-14. (see detailed list).


Memy was born wild 1905, captured 1912 .

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Records about Memy from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Memy:

0501 F ~ 1905 WILD WILD INDIA ~ 1912 NONE Capture MEMY
NURNBERG 18 Apr 1912 M00514 Transfer
14 Mar 1939 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Memy, an Asian elephant at Nuremberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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