Rani (Rhanee, Ranee) an Asian elephant at Royal Melbourne Zoological Park

 ☨ ♀ Rani (Rhanee, Ranee)  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 22 years old
Id numberLocal id Number: 188301ASMP Number: 1
Born:* 1881 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1903-12-15
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Royal Melbourne Zoological Park, in Australia

Date of Arrival

1883-03-00Royal Melbourne Zoological Park from Calcutta Alipore Zoo (Alipore Zoological gardens)

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† Rani (Rhanee, Ranee) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Royal Melbourne Zoological Park, in Australia, from unknown reasons in 1903-12-15, (see detailed list).


Rani (Rhanee, Ranee) was born wild 1881.

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The Royal Melbourne Zoological Park received its first elephant in 1883 from Calcutta, a year after opening an institution modeled after the London Zoo. The female Asian elephant, named Ranee, died 21 years after her arrival.

Records about Rani (Rhanee, Ranee) from Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2011)
1 F ~ 1881 UNK UNK INDIA ~ 1881 NONE Birth RANEE
MELBOURNE ~ Mar 1883 188301 Transfer
15 Dec 1903 Death
[Death by: Unknown means]

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Rani (Rhanee, Ranee), an Asian at Royal Melbourne Zoological Park in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2055. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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