Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Nuremberg Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Peggy  dead elephant


EEP nr0603


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 45 years old
Born:* 1917-00-00 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1925
Dead: 1962-03-05
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Nuremberg Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1946-09-18Nuremberg Zoo
from Munich Zoo

1929-00-00Munich Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

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† Peggy is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1962-03-05 at Nuremberg Zoo, in Germany, .


Peggy was born wild 1917-00-00, captured 1925 .

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

0603 F 18 Sep 1906 WILD WILD WILD ~ 1925 NONE Capture PEGGY
HAMBURG 5 Nov 1926 NONE Transfer
MUNICH ~ 1929 NONE Transfer
NURNBERG 18 Sep 1946 M00524 Transfer
5 Mar 1962 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Peggy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Nuremberg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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