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Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Amersfoort Zoo in Netherlands

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Rani  dead elephant


EEP nr5403


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 26 years old
Born:* 1948 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1954
Imported:1954? by E.A.G. van den Brink
Dead: 1974-10-17
Death reason: disease: diabetic
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Amersfoort Zoo, in Netherlands

Date of arrival

1954-05-13Amersfoort Zoo
from Soest Zoo

1954-04-01Soest Zoo
from E.A.G. van den Brink

Record history
History of updates2009-01-06: arrival from, death cause
2021-09-18: Importer van den Brink

Latest document update2021-09-18 12:56:06
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† Rani is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1974-10-17 at Amersfoort Zoo, in Netherlands, . Official death reason described as diabetic.


Rani was born wild 1948, captured 1954 . and imported 1954? by E.A.G. van den Brink

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Rani, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Amersfoort Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1563. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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