Hilda an Asian elephant at Prospect Park Zoo


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 ☨ ♀ Hilda  
Hilda after falling in the dry moat 1938.
Hilda after falling in the dry moat 1938.


Identification

SSP nrT2185

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 8 years old
Origin
Born:* 1930 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1938-09-08
Death reason: euthanised: shot; knocked into dry moat by Bill
Locations
Present / last location:Prospect Park Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Prospect Park Zoo

Document updated2011-05-03: Death RE
2011-11-08: picture
Random literature
Description

† Hilda is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Prospect Park Zoo, in United States, of euthanised in 1938-09-08. Official death reason described as shot; knocked into dry moat by Bill. (see detailed list).

Origin


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

Hilda was born wild 1930.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Hilda, an Asian elephant at Prospect Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2470. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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