Dikija (Dicky) an Asian elephant at Riga Zoo

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 ☨ ♀ Dikija (Dicky)  



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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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

Document updated2009-09-15: death year apr.
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† Dikija (Dicky) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Riga Zoo, in Latvia, of from unknown reasons in 1952. (see detailed list).


Dikija (Dicky) was born wild 1910.

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

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Dikija (Dicky), an Asian elephant at Riga Zoo in Latvia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 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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