Sonja an Asian elephant at Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw)


 ☨ ♀ Sonja  

Identification

EEP nr5803

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 54 years old
Origin
Born:* 1945 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1999-07-31
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw), in Poland

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1958-09-03Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw)
from Tilburg Zoo
Tilburg Zoo 1952-00-00
from Christ van Dijk
Christ van Dijk
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)

Document updated2009-12-22: previous locations
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Description

† Sonja is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw), in Poland, of from unknown reasons in 1999-07-31. (see detailed list).

Origin


Sonja was born wild 1945.


Comments / pictures

Shipped from Colombo, according to EEP studbook.

Contradictory records:
EEP state arrival Tilburg ~ 1958.


1958: August 28 Sonja was transported with ship Puck from Amsterdam via Hamburg to Gdynia harbour in Poland. From there to Warsaw with thain, this trip took almost a week.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sonja, an Asian elephant at Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw) in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=295. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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