Bombay an Asian elephant at Amiens Zoo (Parc Zoologique dAmiens)

 ☨ ♀ Bombay  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 4804
Born:* 1954 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 2005-02-17
Death reason: euthanised:
Present / last location:Amiens Zoo (Parc Zoologique dAmiens), in France

Date of Arrival

2003-07-03Amiens Zoo (Parc Zoologique dAmiens) from Antwerp Zoo
Antwerp Zoo 1999-05-26
from Berlin Circus Union

Document updated2009-03-07: eeg records for birth year
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† Bombay is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Amiens Zoo (Parc Zoologique dAmiens), in France, euthanised in 2005-02-17, (see detailed list).


Bombay was born wild 1954.

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

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Bombay, an Asian at Amiens Zoo (Parc Zoologique dAmiens) in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger


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