Pitu
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau) in Poland

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Pitu  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr2003

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 30 years old
Origin
Born:* 1915 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1945-03-30
Death reason: euthanised: shot
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau), in Poland

Date of arrival

1927-04-29Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau)
from Firma Ruhe

Record history
History of updates2012-06-16: eep records

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Pitu is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1945-03-30 at Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau), in Poland, . Official death reason described as shot.

Origin


Pitu was born wild 1915.


Comments / pictures

Records about Pitu from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Pitu:

2003 F ???? WILD WILD L RUHE ~ Jan 1927 NONE Transfer PITU
WROCLAW 29 Apr 1927 H217 Transfer
30 Mar 1945 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Pitu, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Wroclaw Zoo (Zoo Breslau) in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5593. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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