Citta (Zita) an Asian elephant at Krefeld Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Citta (Zita)  

Identification


Description

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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1992-04-29Krefeld Zoo
from Circus Barum

Document updated2011-04-11: corr records as to EEP.
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Description

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

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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Citta (Zita), an Asian elephant at Krefeld Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=401. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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