Bombay an Asian elephant at Amiens Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Bombay  

Identification

EEP nr4804

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Origin
Born:* 1954 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2005-02-17
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations
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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Description

† 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).

Origin


Bombay was born wild 1954.


Comments / pictures

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 https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1579. (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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  • Categories2005 deaths | 1954 births | Born in India | EEP | Elephants from Amiens Zoo | France | Asian elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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