Mona
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Birmingham Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Mona  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr20

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 56 years old
Origin
Born:* 1951 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2007-06-21
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Birmingham Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1955-07-04Birmingham Zoo
from Miami Rare Bird Farm (Alton Freeman)

Record history
History of updates2018-05-17

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† Mona is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2007-06-21 at Birmingham Zoo, in United States, .

Origin


Mona was born wild 1951.


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Birth and arrival dates from AZA elephant tag studbook.


But in this news article the Zoo states she arrived 1957 and was 60 years old 2007. According to zoo officials, she was born in the wild around 1947.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Mona, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Birmingham Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 May 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=628. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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