Danu (Danú)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Zulia Maracaibo Zoo (Zoológico Parque Sur de Maracaibo) in Venezuela

♀ Danu (Danú)

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 56 years old
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 1966 unknown
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Zulia Maracaibo Zoo (Zoológico Parque Sur de Maracaibo), in Venezuela

Date of arrival

2011-04-00Zulia Maracaibo Zoo (Zoológico Parque Sur de Maracaibo)
from Circus Los Valentinos (Circo Los Valentinos)

Record history
History of updates2012-01-10: 

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

Location


Danu (Danú) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Zulia Maracaibo Zoo (Zoológico Parque Sur de Maracaibo), in Venezuela.

Danu (Danú) arrived in 2011-04-00 to the Zulia Maracaibo Zoo (Zoológico Parque Sur de Maracaibo), relocated from the Circus Los Valentinos (Circo Los Valentinos), in Mexico.

Danu (Danú) lives together with 1 other elephants at the Zulia Maracaibo Zoo (Zoológico Parque Sur de Maracaibo):
  1. Tony

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Origin


Danu (Danú) was born unknown 1966.


Comments / pictures

Juventino Fuentes, the owner of the circus The Valentinos, said he would donate the elephant to Zulia, because "it has always been a state that has welcomed us with great affection, in addition there is a male metropolitan zoo and the main purpose was to achieve she had time to reproduce before the end of your fertility period, which lasts until about 60 years. "

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Danu (Danú), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Zulia Maracaibo Zoo (Zoológico Parque Sur de Maracaibo) in Venezuela. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6059. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1966 births | Elephants from Zulia Maracaibo Zoo (Zoológico Parque Sur de Maracaibo) | Venezuela | Asian elephants


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