Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Augsburg Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Targa  dead elephant


EEP nr8711


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 67 years old
Born:* 1955 wild
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Dead: 2022-10-11
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Augsburg Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1987-11-04Augsburg Zoo
from Osnabruck Zoo

1961-04-27Osnabruck Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

1961-00-00Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Port of Hamburg

1961-00-00Port of Hamburg
from India unspecified port

India unspecified port
from India unspecified location

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History of updates2020-09-27

Latest document update2022-10-10 17:50:30
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† Targa is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2022-10-11 at Augsburg Zoo, in Germany, .


Targa was born wild 1955 at India unspecified location.

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Records about Targa from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Targa:

8711 F ~ 1955 WILD WILD WILD ~ 1955 NONE Capture Targa
OSNABRUCK 27 Apr 1961 264 Transfer
AUGSBURG 4 Nov 1987 8786 Transfer

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Targa, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Augsburg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=17. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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