Bombay an Asian elephant at Amiens Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Bombay  


EEP nr4804


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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2003-07-03Amiens Zoo
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, in France, of 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, (2021). Bombay, an Asian elephant at Amiens Zoo in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 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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