Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Lodz Zoo in Poland

dead elephant ☨ ♀ India  dead elephant


EEP nr6307


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Born:* 1961 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1963
Imported:1963 by George Munro
Dead: 2008-05-26
Death reason: euthanised: foot problemss
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Lodz Zoo, in Poland

Date of arrival

1963-05-04Lodz Zoo
from George Munro

Record history
History of updates2021-03-22

Latest document update2021-09-18 12:48:06
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† India is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2008-05-26 at Lodz Zoo, in Poland, . Official death reason described as foot problemss.


India was born wild 1961, captured 1963 . and imported 1963 by George Munro

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Contradictory records:

EEG state birth 1958/59, and arrival in Lodz april 1963.

Records about India from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant India:

6307 F ~ Nov 1961 WILD WILD WILD ~ 1963 NONE Capture Parent India
MUNRO G ~ Jan 1963 NONE Transfer
LODZ 4 May 1963 1155 Transfer

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
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Koehl, Dan, (2024). India, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Lodz Zoo in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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