Thaia an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Zurich Zoo

☨ Thaia
ID Number:EEP Number: 6615 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 22 years old
Dead date: 1988
Death reason: euthanised: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Location:Zurich Zoo
ArrivalZurich Zoo 1980-09-08
from Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)
Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have) 1979-05-17
from Zurich Zoo
Zurich Zoo 1976-09-20
from Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)
Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have) 1975-05-22
from Zurich Zoo
Zurich Zoo 1967-06-07
from Johannes Künzler
Born:* 1966 wild
Document updated2009-11-23:�
During her stay in Copenhagen, Thaia was stabled at Carlsberg Breweries during the nights, and walked hence and forth from the Zoo by her Keeper Ruedi Tanner.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Thaia, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=706. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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