Crumple (Karina) an Asian elephant at Blackpool Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Crumple (Karina)  

Identification

EEP nr7121

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Origin
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2009-03-01
Death reason: euthanised: chronic arthritis
Locations
Present / last location:Blackpool Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1971-11-09Blackpool Zoo
from Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo 1971-07-13
from Blackpool Zoo
Blackpool Zoo 1971-07-02
from Unknown

Document updated2009-03-03: Death
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† Crumple (Karina) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Blackpool Zoo, in United Kingdom, of euthanised in 2009-03-01. Official death reason described as chronic arthritis. (see detailed list).

Origin


Crumple (Karina) was born wild 1969.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Crumple (Karina), an Asian elephant at Blackpool Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1806. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Rob Belterman, Rotterdam Zoo

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