Taraka (Taruka) an Asian elephant at Opole Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Taraka (Taruka)  

Identification

EEP nr5902

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Origin
Born:* 1955 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1959
Imported:1959?
Death
Dead date: 1996-08-10
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Opole Zoo, in Poland

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1959-08-19Opole Zoo
from Unknown

Document updated2009-11-19: 
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Description

† Taraka (Taruka) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Opole Zoo, in Poland, of from unknown reasons in 1996-08-10. (see detailed list).

Origin


Taraka (Taruka) was born wild 1955, captured 1959 . and imported 1959?


Comments / pictures

EEG state origin Sumatra and that she arrived in july, not august.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Taraka (Taruka), an Asian elephant at Opole Zoo in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=291. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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  • Categories1996 deaths | 1955 births | Born in Indonesia | EEP | 1959 captures | 1959 imports | Elephants from Opole Zoo | Poland | Asian elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-10-22 07:10:20


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