Taraka (Taruka) an Asian elephant at Opole Zoo

☨ Taraka (Taruka)
ID nr:EEP Number: 5902 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Dead date: 1996-08-10
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Opole Zoo
ArrivalOpole Zoo 1959-08-19 from Unknown
Born:* 1955 wild Indonesia
Capture: 1959 ,
Document updated2009-11-19: 
EEG state origin Sumatra and that she arrived in july, not august.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Taraka (Taruka), an Asian at Opole Zoo in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 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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