Fresia an Asian elephant at Santiago Zoo (Jardin Zoologico Nacional de Chile)


 ☨ ♀ Fresia  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
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Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1991-05-16
Death reason: age: heart attack
Locations
Present / last location:Santiago Zoo (Jardin Zoologico Nacional de Chile), in Chile

Date of Arrival

1940-00-00Santiago Zoo (Jardin Zoologico Nacional de Chile)
from Rio de Janeiro Zoo

Document updated2011-05-02: New elephant RE
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† Fresia is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Santiago Zoo (Jardin Zoologico Nacional de Chile), in Chile, age in 1991-05-16, heart attack(see detailed list).

Origin


Fresia was born wild .


Comments / pictures

"In 1940 one of the zoo’s most famous residents, the elephant Fresia, arrived from Rio de Janeiro. Fresia would remain one of the zoo’s primary attractions until her death 51 years later in 1991."



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Fresia, an Asian at Santiago Zoo (Jardin Zoologico Nacional de Chile) in Chile. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7281. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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