Kiri an Asian elephant at Leipzig Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Kiri  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 30 years old
Origin
Born:* 1930 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1960-05-24
Death reason: disease: elephant smallpox
Locations
Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1952-09-28Leipzig Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

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† Kiri is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Leipzig Zoo, in Germany, of disease in 1960-05-24. Official death reason described as elephant smallpox. (see detailed list).

Origin


Kiri was born wild 1930.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kiri, an Asian elephant at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2197. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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