Seeta an Asian elephant at Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec)


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 ☨ ♀ Seeta  

Identification

SSP nrT2274

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 44 years old
Origin
Born:* 1952 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1996-03-11
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec), in Mexico

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1958-07-30Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec)
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus

Document updated2009-03-17: Previous locations, SSP, Death, Text RE
2012-06-21: Arrival, Death RE
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Description

† Seeta is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec), in Mexico, of from unknown reasons in 1996-03-11. (see detailed list).

Origin


The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

Seeta was born wild 1952.


Comments / pictures

Tex, Padmuh, Tara, Yamina, Rani, Seeta and Rajee were the seven punks added in 1953 as "The Seven Wonders," and all included in the 1955 Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows. In December 1957 the show toured in Mexico City, where five of their elephants were sold to the local zoo - Judy, Seeta, Rani, Tara & Yamina.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Seeta, an Asian elephant at Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec) in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3829. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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