Sonja an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Magdeburg Zoo

☨ Sonja
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 15 years old
Dead date: 1971-07-30
Death reason: disease: elephant smallpox
Location:Magdeburg Zoo
ArrivalMagdeburg Zoo 1960-10-07 from George Munro
Born:* 1956 wild India
Document updated2009-10-16: Birth, Death
Sonja arrived directly from Assam.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Sonja, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Magdeburg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2217. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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