Katerina
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Kaliningrad Zoo in Russia

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Katerina  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1945?
Death reason: killed: shot
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Kaliningrad Zoo, in Russia

Date of arrival

Kaliningrad Zoo
Record history
History of updates2011-06-18: New elephant RE
2020-10-17: Death and source

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Katerina is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1945? at Kaliningrad Zoo, in Russia, . Official death reason described as shot.

Origin


Katerina was born wild .


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1945: During the German retreat, after Battle of Königsberg, it seems three Asian elephants; Mary (earlier imported from Kiev Zoo), Katerina and Jenny III, were shot.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Katerina, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Kaliningrad Zoo in Russia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 January 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7319. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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