Rayah
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw) in Poland

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Rayah  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr5704

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 49 years old
Origin
Born:* 1949-03-01 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1955
Death
Dead: 1998-10-09
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw), in Poland

Date of arrival

1957-07-23Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw)
from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)

1956-00-00Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)

Record history
History of updates2011-04-11: compared records from EEG and EEP.
2012-02-09: most possible exporter from Sri Lanka.

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

† Rayah is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1998-10-09 at Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw), in Poland, .

Origin


Rayah was born wild 1949-03-01, captured 1955 .


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Contradictory records:

EEG state:
- 01.03.1949 born in Sri Lanka
- May 52 arrived Rotterdam
- 23.07.1957 arrived Warschau

EEP state:
- 1949 born
- 1955 caught
- 1956 arrived Rotterdam
- 23.07.1957 arrived Warschau
- 9.10.1998 death

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Rayah, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw) in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=294. (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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