Thura an Asian elephant at Leipzig Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Thura  
Thura during the time when she was in Hagenbeck. In background elephantkeeper Peter Hüss. *KLOEF
Thura during the time when she was in Hagenbeck. In background elephantkeeper Peter Hüss. Photo: Torben Klöfkorn, Germany


Identification

EEP nr8706

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 45 years old
Origin
Born:* 1974-00-00 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2019-11-26
Death reason: maternal death: An autopsy made it clear, that Thura was unexpectadly pregnant with twins, of which one of the featus ruptured the Uterus, causing a lethal infection.
Offspring
Total: 7 babies

1. Born 1992-03-23 Ratna EEP id: 9203

2. Born 1995-12-25
(dead † 2000-12-30)
Tharun

3. Born 2001-11-09
(dead † 2001-11-09)
noname

4. Born 2004-11-26 Thai EEP id: 200408

5. Born 2009-07-03 Rani EEP id: 200909

6. Born 2016-01-28
(dead † 2016-01-28)
miscarriage EEP id: 2016xx?

7. Born 2018-03-00
(dead † 2018-03-00)
aborted EEP id: 2018xx
Locations
Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2014-09-02Leipzig Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) 1987-04-15
from Walter Sensen Zoo-Agentur

Document updated2009-08-04: removing pregnant status
2016-01-03: transfer
2020-12-09: picture
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Description

† Thura is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Leipzig Zoo, in Germany, of maternal death in 2019-11-26. Official death reason described as An autopsy made it clear, that Thura was unexpectadly pregnant with twins, of which one of the featus ruptured the Uterus, causing a lethal infection.. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 1992-03-23 Ratna EEP id: 9203
  2. (M) 1995-12-25 -- † 2000-12-30 Tharun
  3. (M) 2001-11-09 -- † 2001-11-09 noname
  4. (M) 2004-11-26 Thai EEP id: 200408
  5. (F) 2009-07-03 Rani EEP id: 200909
  6. () 2016-01-28 -- † 2016-01-28 miscarriage EEP id: 2016xx?
  7. (unknown) 2018-03-00 -- † 2018-03-00 aborted EEP id: 2018xx

Origin


Thura was born wild 1974-00-00.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Thura, an Asian elephant at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=505. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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