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Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Danzig Zoo (Zoo Gdansk) in Poland

♀ Vicky


EEP nr6501


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀more than 57 years old (minimum age)
Management:Free contact
Born:* <1966 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Danzig Zoo (Zoo Gdansk), in Poland

Date of arrival

2006-01-30Danzig Zoo (Zoo Gdansk)
from Thoiry Zoo

2006-01-21Thoiry Zoo
from Joy Gärtner

2005-11-26Joy Gärtner
from Circus Giovanni Althoff

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

Record history
History of updates2010-04-08: 
2018-04-03: link to EleWiki submitted

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Vicky is a living confiscated Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Danzig Zoo (Zoo Gdansk), in Poland.

Vicky arrived in 2006-01-30 to the Danzig Zoo (Zoo Gdansk), relocated from the Thoiry Zoo, in France.

Vicky lives together with 1 other elephants at the Danzig Zoo (Zoo Gdansk):
  1. Katka born 1970

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Vicky was born wild <1966.

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Confiscated in France and brought to Thoiry Zoo. (Peugres)

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Vicky, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Danzig Zoo (Zoo Gdansk) in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=231. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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