Gunda
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Tulsa Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Gunda  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr239

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 67 years old
Origin
Born:* 1950 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2017-01-23
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tulsa Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1954-11-16Tulsa Zoo
Record history
History of updates2018-01-23: dead

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Gunda is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2017-01-23 at Tulsa Zoo, in United States, .

Origin


Gunda was born wild 1950.


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1954: donated to the zoo by the Tulsa Jaycees after being acquired for $3,000
En route from Calcutta, India, to Savanna, Georgia, the ship broke down near Bermuda, and brought to the capitol Hamilton. She spent two weeks in Bermuda after she refused to board an airplane, but another ship was routed to pick her up

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Gunda, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Tulsa Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 December 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1695. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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