Peter (Theodor)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau) in Poland

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Peter (Theodor)  dead elephant
The first elephant house in Wroclaw Zoo, with Breslaus first elephant Theodor.
The first elephant house in Wroclaw Zoo, with Breslaus first elephant Theodor.


EEP nr611


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 27 years old
Born:* 1861-07-00 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1888-11-28
Death reason: disease:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau), in Poland

Date of arrival

1873-09-21Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau)
from London Zoo

1863-09-12London Zoo
from Unknown

Record history
History of updates2012-03-11: drawing
2012-05-27: eep number and records
2012-05-29: corrected death dates

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Peter (Theodor) is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1888-11-28 at Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau), in Poland, .


Peter (Theodor) was born wild 1861-07-00.

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EEP record arrival in Wroclaw 14 september

Records about Peter (Theodor) from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Peter (Theodor):

611 M ~ Jul 1861 UNK UNK SRI LANK ~ Jul 1861 NONE Birth PETER/THEO
PUBLIC ~ Jan 1863 NONE Transfer
LONDON RP 12 Sep 1863 934 Transfer
WROCLAW 14 Sep 1873 H209 Transfer
28 Nov 1888 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Peter (Theodor), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau) in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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