Citta (Zita)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Krefeld Zoo in Germany

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Citta (Zita)  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 26 years old
Origin
Born:* 1972 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1988
Death
Dead: 1998-11-15
Death reason: disease: herpes virus?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Krefeld Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1992-04-29Krefeld Zoo
from Circus Barum

Record history
History of updates2021-11-05

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† Citta (Zita) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1998-11-15 at Krefeld Zoo, in Germany, . Official death reason described as herpes virus?.

Origin

Citta (Zita) was born wild 1972, captured 1988 .


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Contradictory records:


EEG state in dokumentation I, born 1971, but
EEP state:
- Born 1972
- Caught 1988
- arrived 29.04.1992 Krefeld
- Died 15.11.199

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Citta (Zita), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Krefeld Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=401. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
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