Zita an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Riga Zoo

☨ Zita
ID nr:EEP Number: 8312 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Dead date: 1990-07-15
Death reason: disease: Cancer in Pancreas
Location:Riga Zoo
ArrivalRiga Zoo 1987-08-11 from Moscow Zoo
Moscow Zoo 1985-00-00
from Perm Zoo
Perm Zoo 1985-00-00
from Moscow Zoo
Moscow Zoo 1984-00-00
from Perm Zoo
Perm Zoo 1984-00-00
from Moscow Zoo
Moscow Zoo 1972-00-00
from Saratov Circus
Saratov Circus 1969-00-00
from USSR Government Circus
Born:* 1969 wild India
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1986-02-18 -- † 1986-03-16 noname, EEP nr: 8604
  2. (F) 1990-04-05 Zuzanna, EEP nr: 9006, JAZA nr: ?
Document updated2009-09-15: 1972 - 1984 to Perm and 1985 - 11.08.87 to Riga according to http://www.asianelephant.net/moskva/moskva.htm

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Koehl, D., (2020). Zita, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Riga Zoo in Latvia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=314. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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