Dikija (Dicky)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Riga Zoo in Latvia

This record may be a duplicate record with Dicky at Unknown
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Dikija (Dicky)  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 42 years old
Born:* 1910 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1952
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Riga Zoo, in Latvia

Date of arrival

1940-00-00Riga Zoo
from J. Balodi menagerie

Record history
History of updates2009-09-15: death year apr.

Latest document update2020-11-06 15:37:10
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This record may be a duplicate record with Dicky at Unknown

† Dikija (Dicky) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1952 at Riga Zoo, in Latvia, .


Dikija (Dicky) was born wild 1910.

Comments / pictures

There are no straight records, but supposedly Dikija died around 1952 or 1953.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Dikija (Dicky), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Riga Zoo in Latvia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4028. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Daiga Leimane, Educator, Riga National Zoological Garden, Latvia

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