Con Voi Bon an Asian elephant at Leipzig Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Con Voi Bon  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 23 years old
Status:sick
Origin
Born:* 1937 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1960-06-21
Death reason: disease: elephant smallpox
Locations
Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1959-10-07Leipzig Zoo
from Rostock Zoo

Document updated2009-10-29: death date
2012-02-29: text
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† Con Voi Bon is a dead sick Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Leipzig Zoo, in Germany, of disease in 1960-06-21. Official death reason described as elephant smallpox. (see detailed list).

Origin


Con Voi Bon was born wild 1937.


Comments / pictures

Shipped from harbour town Haiphong, with the ship MS "Leipzig", and arrived DDR in Wismar.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Con Voi Bon, an Asian elephant at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2189. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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