Bombay
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Amiens Zoo in France

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Bombay  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr4804

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Origin
Born:* 1954 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2005-02-17
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Amiens Zoo, in France

Date of arrival

2003-07-03Amiens Zoo
from Antwerp Zoo

1999-05-26Antwerp Zoo
from Berlin Circus Union

Record history
History of updates2009-03-07: eeg records for birth year

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Bombay is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2005-02-17 at Amiens Zoo, in France, .

Origin


Bombay was born wild 1954.


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Contradictory records:

EEG stated 1992 birth year 1948/50, in documentation 2002 1952.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bombay, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Amiens Zoo in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1579. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
  • Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
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