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Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Alexandria Zoo in Egypt

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Danka  dead elephant


EEP nr7005


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 30 years old

People killed:1: 1995: elephant keeper Uwe Rothe
Born:* 1966 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1969
Dead: 1996-04-00
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Alexandria Zoo, in Egypt

Date of arrival

1996-03-12Alexandria Zoo
from Munster Zoo

1995-03-17Munster Zoo
from Saarbrücken Zoo

Record history
History of updates2010-09-24: tranfers, death
2010-09-25: changed arrival, Saarbrucken from previous stated 1967-09-00, death year

Latest document update2021-03-22 03:43:42
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† Danka is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1996-04-00 at Alexandria Zoo, in Egypt, .


Danka was born wild 1966, captured 1969 .

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1995-02: Killed the elephant headkeeper Uwe Rothe, by headbutting him against a wall

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Danka, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Alexandria Zoo in Egypt. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3480. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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