Tonzi an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Twycross Zoo

☨ Tonzi
ID nr:EEP Number: 8503 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 32 years old
Dead date: 2016-12-02
Death reason: euthanised: arthritis
Location:Twycross Zoo
ArrivalTwycross Zoo 1997-10-02 from Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo 1996-10-19
from Twycross Zoo
Twycross Zoo 1991-01-19
from Soest Zoo
Soest Zoo 1990-11-15
from Amersfoort Zoo
Amersfoort Zoo 1990-10-15
from Soest Zoo
Soest Zoo 1990-00-00
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
from E.A.G. van den Brink
E.A.G. van den Brink
from Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE)
Born:* 1984-10-03 unknown
Freight:by boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1998-08-06 Tara, EEP nr: 9809
Document updated2009-08-08:Management


2016-12-03: dead
2018-09-02: link to EleWiki submitted

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Koehl, D., (2020). Tonzi, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Twycross Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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