Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Leipzig Zoo in Germany

♀ Astra
Astra. Tierpark Berlin 2008. Photo: © Petra Prager
Astra. Tierpark Berlin 2008. Photo: © Petra Prager


EEP nr8507


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Female ♀ 44 years old
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1980-00-00 unknown
Birth place: in Vietnam unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2020-09-25Leipzig Zoo
from Tierpark Berlin

1988-06-09Tierpark Berlin
from Moscow Zoo

1985-01-22Moscow Zoo
from Vietnam unspecified location

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History of updates2023-06-10

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Astra is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Leipzig Zoo, in Germany.

Astra arrived in 2020-09-25 to the Leipzig Zoo, relocated from the Tierpark Berlin, in Germany.


Astra lives together with 10 other elephants at the Leipzig Zoo:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. 1. ♂ Akito born 2022-09-25
  2. 2. ♀ Bao Ngoc born 2022-12-20
  3. 3. ♂ Edgar born 2016-01-01
  4. 4. ♀ Kewa born 1983-00-00
  5. 5. ♀ Pantha born 2012-06-01
  6. 6. ♀ Rani born 2009-07-03
  7. 7. ♀ Savani born 2023-07-29
  8. 8. ♀ Thuza born 2008-12-13
  9. 9. ♂ Voi Nam born 2002-04-05
  10. 10. ♀ Zaya born 2023-04-29


Astra was born unknown 1980-00-00 at Vietnam unspecified location.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Astra, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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