Nepala an Asian elephant at Riga Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Nepala  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Status:foot problems
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1963-06-17
Death reason: euthanised: foot problemss
Locations
Present / last location:Riga Zoo, in Latvia

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1956-00-00Riga Zoo

Document updated2008-09-04
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Description

† Nepala is a dead foot problems Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Riga Zoo, in Latvia, of euthanised in 1963-06-17. Official death reason described as foot problemss. (see detailed list).

Origin


Nepala was born wild .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Nepala, an Asian elephant at Riga Zoo in Latvia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4030. (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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