Birka an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation


 ☨ ♀ Birka  

Identification

SSP nr248

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 34 years old
Origin
Born:* 1967 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2001-05-25
Death reason: euthanised:
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 1983-11-23 Targa SSP id: 258

2. Born 1989-08
(dead † 1989-08)
stillborn SSP id: 357

3. Born 1992-05-25 Tommy (Mickey) SSP id: 333
Locations
Present / last location:Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1995-00-00Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
from Roman Schmitt Busch Garden
Roman Schmitt Busch Garden 1973-12-00
from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Busch Gardens Africa)

Document updated2009-03-20: Death
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Description

† Birka is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation, in United States, of euthanised in 2001-05-25. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 1983-11-23 Targa SSP id: 258
  2. (M) 1989-08 -- † 1989-08 stillborn SSP id: 357
  3. (M) 1992-05-25 Tommy (Mickey) SSP id: 333

Origin


Birka was born wild 1967.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Birka, an Asian elephant at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1769. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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