La Petite an Asian elephant at Ramat Gan Zoo


♀ La Petite

Identification

EEP nr8520

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Management:Free contact

People killed:1: elephantkeeper Darren Cockrill, Port Lympne Zoo, 2000
Origin
Born:* 1985-00-00 unknown
Birth place: in Myanmar unspecified location
Imported:1990
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2002-08-00
(dead † 2002-08-00)
killed

2. Born 2006-03-11 La Belle EEP id: 200604

3. Born 2013-10-02 Lalana EEP id: 201313

4. Born 2020-03-18 Philo EEP id: 202006
Locations
Present / last location:Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2001-01-07Ramat Gan Zoo
from Port Lympne Zoo
Port Lympne Zoo 1999-10-30
from Gänserndorf Safari Park
Gänserndorf Safari Park 1998-03-01
from St. Vrain Safaripark
St. Vrain Safaripark 1990-00-00
from Soest Zoo
Soest Zoo 1990-00-00
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo) 1990-00-00
from E.A.G. van den Brink
E.A.G. van den Brink
from Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE)

Document updated2011-02-14: Mankiller RE
2018-03-01: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-04-08: prev location
2018-05-10: import records
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Description

Location


La Petite is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel.

La Petite arrived Ramat Gan Zoo 2001-01-07, relocated from Port Lympne Zoo, in United Kingdom.

In Ramat Gan Zoo, La Petite lives together with 9 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Aviva born 1969
  2. ,
  3. Bahati born 1961
  4. ,
  5. La Belle born 2006-03-11
  6. ,
  7. Lalana born 2013-10-02
  8. ,
  9. Latangi born 2013-08-02
  10. ,
  11. Motek born 1960
  12. ,
  13. Philo born 2020-03-18
  14. ,
  15. Warda born 1958
  16. ,
  17. Yossi born 1974-08-11
  18. , (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (M) 2002-08-00 -- † 2002-08-00 killed
  2. (F) 2006-03-11 La Belle EEP id: 200604
  3. (F) 2013-10-02 Lalana EEP id: 201313
  4. (M) 2020-03-18 Philo EEP id: 202006

Origin


La Petite was born unknown 1985-00-00 at Myanmar unspecified location. and imported 1990, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam


Comments / pictures

3 females, from Soest to Safari Park St. Vrain, France
G. van den Brink, 2014

2000: La Petite killed elephantkeeper Darren Cockrill in Port Lympne Zoo



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). La Petite, an Asian elephant at Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=662. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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