Ranny (Rani) an Asian elephant at Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec)


 ☨ ♀ Ranny (Rani)  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 57 years old
Origin
Born:* 1952 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2009-03-14
Death reason: accident: fell in dry moat surrounding exhibit
Locations
Present / last location:Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec), in Mexico

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1958-07-30Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec)
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus

Document updated2009-03-17: Birth, Death, Text RE
2012-06-21: Arrival, Birth RE
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Description

† Ranny (Rani) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec), in Mexico, of accident in 2009-03-14. Official death reason described as fell in dry moat surrounding exhibit. (see detailed list).

Origin


Ranny (Rani) was born wild 1952.


Comments / pictures

Tex, Padmuh, Tara, Yamina, Rani, Seeta and Rajee were the seven punks added in 1953 as "The Seven Wonders," and all included in the 1955 Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows. In December 1957 the show toured in Mexico City, where five of their elephants were sold to the local zoo - Judy, Seeta, Rani, Tara & Yamina.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Ranny (Rani), an Asian elephant at Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec) in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1776. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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