Tuzinka an Asian elephant at Berlin Zoo


This record may be a duplicate record with Taku II at Berlin Zoo
 ☨ ♀ Tuzinka  

Identification

EEP nr3702

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 7 years old
Origin
Born:* 1937-04-16 captive-born
Birth place: in Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw)

Parents: Jas x ♀ Kaska II (Kasia, Katschi)
Death
Dead date: 1944
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Berlin Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Berlin Zoo
from Kaliningrad Zoo
Kaliningrad Zoo 1939-12-00
from Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw)

Document updated2009-10-19: transfer 1939 
2009-10-20: corrected father
2011-06-18: Text RE
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This record may be a duplicate record with Taku II at Berlin Zoo
Description

† Tuzinka is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Berlin Zoo, in Germany, of from unknown reasons in 1944. (see detailed list).

Origin


Tuzinka was born captive-born 1937-04-16 at Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw).

Parentage


Parents of Tuzinka are: ♂ Jas (father) and ♀ Kaska II (Kasia, Katschi) (mother).


Pedigree


Tuzinkas pedigree:
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Kaska II (Kasia, Katschi)

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Comments / pictures

Transferred to Köningsberg by the order of Lutz Heck, director of Berlin Zoo.

From the zoo's opening to 1945, five female Asian elephants resided at the this location. Several names and most dates are unknown, though it is known, regardless of how many were owned at the time, none survived World War II.

Article at ShowMe Elephants: "Jim Stockley Collection - Chipperfields 1956"



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tuzinka, an Asian elephant at Berlin Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=299. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Olga Dabrowska, Poznan Zoo, Poland

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