Astra
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Prospect Park Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Astra  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nrT2107

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 22 years old
Origin
Born:* 1936 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1958-06-00
Death reason: euthanised: shot, aggressive
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Prospect Park Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1950-06-00Prospect Park Zoo
from Trefflichs Bird and Animal Company

Trefflichs Bird and Animal Company
from Prospect Park Zoo

Record history
History of updates2010-09-25

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Astra is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1958-06-00 at Prospect Park Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as shot, aggressive.

Origin


The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

Astra was born wild 1936.


Comments / pictures

Astra was given as a gift from the Department Store "Abraham and Strauss".

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Astra, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Prospect Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2443. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Richard Chiger
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