|☨ Pak Bahadur (Bahadir)|
|ID nr:||EEP Number: 5010 -|
|Sex and age:||Male ♂ 59 years old|
|Dead date:||† 2007-07-21|
|Death reason:||anesthesia: operation due to foot problemss|
|Arrival||Izmir Zoo 1955-00-00|
|Born:||* 1948 unknown Pakistan|
|Document updated||2009-04-10: death reason|
2011-02-13: Text RE
|2007-07-22: Europes oldest elephant bull, Pak Bahadýr is dead|
Pak Bahadur was considered the oldest living male elephant in Europe.
He was born in Pakistan in 1948, and he was later offered as a gift by the Pakistani government to the zoo in Izmir.
Pak Bahadur was kept as a single elephant until the arrival of Begumcan from India in 1998.
Reference listKoehl, D., (2020). Pak Bahadur (Bahadir), an Asian at Izmir Zoo in Turkey. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=516. (archived at the Wayback machine)
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