Guitara an Asian elephant at Unknown

 ☨ ♀ Guitara  


EEP nr9002


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Status:Lost to follow-up
Management:Assumed dead
Born:* 1969? unknown
Birth place:
Capture: 1975
Present / last location:Unknown, in Unknown

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

from Longleat Safari Park
Longleat Safari Park 1995-03-29
from Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens)
Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens) 1990-01-19
from Twycross Zoo

Document updated2011-10-04: previous Bollette, merged with
2013-04-30: text
2018-11-28: assumed dead
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† Guitara is a dead Lost to follow-up Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), assumed dead at Unknown in , in Unknown. (see detailed list).


Guitara was born unknown 1969?, captured 1975 .

Comments / pictures

In Belfast: 'Guitara' did not cycle normally and despite hormone treatment did not conceive.

1995: Supposed to have been sold to unknown circus.

Records about Guitara from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Guitara:

9002 F ~ 1969 WILD WILD WILD ~ 1975 NONE Capture Guitara
TWYCROSS 1 Apr 1975 816 Transfer
BELFAST 19 Jan 1990 266 Transfer
LONGLEAT 29 Mar 1995 ______ Transfer
CIRCUS 15 Nov 1995 ______ ltf Transfer

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Most probably dead, at unknown location

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Guitara, an Asian elephant at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 April 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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