Sony (Sonny)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Brijuni Zoo (National Park) in Croatia

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Sony (Sonny)  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr7015

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 40 years old
Origin
Born:* 1970 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2010-04-02
Death reason: disease: cardiac arrest
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Brijuni Zoo (National Park), in Croatia

Date of arrival

1972-00-00Brijuni Zoo (National Park)
Record history
History of updates2010-04-07: death
2010-05-11: 

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Biography

† Sony (Sonny) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2010-04-02 at Brijuni Zoo (National Park), in Croatia, . Official death reason described as cardiac arrest.

Origin


Sony (Sonny) was born wild 1970.


Comments / pictures

Gift from late Indian leader Indira Gandhi presented to former Yugoslav president Josip Broz Tito in 1972.

Sony was among the largest Asian elephants in Europe, with the weight of about 5 - 5,5 Tones.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Sony (Sonny), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Brijuni Zoo (National Park) in Croatia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1885. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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