Syn (Sjun) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo)

☨ Syn (Sjun)
ID nr:EEP Number: 0703 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 75 years old
Dead date: 1982
Death reason: euthanised:
Location:Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo)
ArrivalLeningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo) 1954-10-09
Born:* 1907 wild Vietnam
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 1 babies

  1. (M) 1956-12-19 -- † 1959-04-07 Lexi, EEP nr: 5607
Document updated2011-12-27: text
2012-06-13: eep records
Records about Syn (Sjun) from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Syn (Sjun):

0703 M ~ 1907 WILD WILD VIETNAM ~ 1907 NONE Birth SYN
ST PETERS 9 Oct 1954 MK0103 Transfer
11 May 1982 Death
[Death by: Euthanasia (medical) ı Given to an institution: ı Musculoskeletal ı

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Syn (Sjun), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Leningrad Zoo (St. Petersburg Zoo) in Russian Federation. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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