Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Unknown in Unknown

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Guitara  dead elephant


EEP nr9002


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

Date of arrival

from Longleat Safari Park

1995-03-29Longleat Safari Park
from Belfast Zoo

1990-01-19Belfast Zoo
from Twycross Zoo

Record history
History of updates2018-05-08

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† Guitara is a dead Lost to follow-up Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , assumed dead at the Unknown in , in Unknown.


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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Guitara, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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