Kumara
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Chester Zoo in United Kingdom

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Kumara  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 35 years old

People killed:1
Origin
Born:* 1966 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2001-10-08
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

1989-05-02Chester Zoo
from Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

Record history
History of updates2023-12-17

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† Kumara is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2001-10-08 at Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom, .

Origin

Kumara was born wild 1966.


Comments / pictures

2001-02 : Attacked and killed senior elephantkeeper Richard Hughes

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Kumara, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Chester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1601. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2001 deaths | 1966 births | Elephants from Chester Zoo | United Kingdom | Mankillers | Asian elephants


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