Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Joy Gärtner in Croatia

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Diana  dead elephant
Giovani Althoff, Diana, and Dan Koehl
Giovani Althoff, Diana, and Dan Koehl



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 51 years old
Born:* 1967 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2018-04-02
Death reason: accident: during transport in traffic accident
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Joy Gärtner, in Croatia

Date of arrival

2005-11-26Joy Gärtner
from Circus Giovanni Althoff

1981-00-00Circus Giovanni Althoff
from Circus Carl Althoff

Record history
History of updates2010-03-19: new record
2018-04-04: death after traffic accident

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Diana is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2018-04-02 at Joy Gärtner, in Croatia, . Official death reason described as during transport in traffic accident.


Diana was born wild 1967.

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The driver wasn't injured, the spokesman said, but one of the elephants died on the spot. The four surviving elephants - three of them with minor cuts, and one with injured legs- are being treated by veterinarians in a public facility before being moved to a clinic in coming days.

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Koehl, Dan, (2021). Diana, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Joy Gärtner in Croatia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 March 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=229. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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