Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Douanita at Osnabruck Zoo
EEP nr 8805
Species: Asian elephant ( Elephas maximus) Sex and age: Female ♀ 34 years old Management: Protected contact
Born: * 1987 wild
Total: 6 babies 1. Born 2000-01-26 (dead † 2000-01-26) ♂ noname EEP id: 20001 2. Born 2003-05-13 ♀ Trong Nhi EEP id: 200303 3. Born 2009-02-10 (dead † 2013-12-17) ♀ Tonya EEP id: 200900 4. Born 2013-02-11 ♀ Sita EEP id: 201302 5. Born 2017-07-04 ♂ Minh-Tan EEP id: 201716?
6. Born 2020-12-21 ♂ Yaro EEP id: 00 Locations - owners Present / last location: Osnabruck Zoo, in Germany
Date of arrival
2017-03-08 Osnabruck Zoo from Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)
2012-05-08 Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha) from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
1988-07-10 Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) from Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)
Record history History of updates 2009-02-10: pregnancy over, baby born
2012-01-22: nick name
2012-05-20: Text, Pregnant RE
2013-05-31: not pregnant
2017-03-09: transfer, link to EleWiki submitted
2020-12-23: Updated as not pregnant
Latest document update 2020-12-23 02:53:27
Location Douanita is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant ( , located at Elephas maximus) Osnabruck Zoo, in Germany.
Douanita arrived Osnabruck Zoo
2017-03-08, relocated from Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha), in Czech Republic. In Osnabruck Zoo, Douanita lives together with 4 other elephants with records as alive in this database: ♂ , Luka born 1973-04-13 ♂ , Minh-Tan born 2017-07-04 ♀ , Sita born 2013-02-11 ♂ , Yaro born 2020-12-21 See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc. Offspring (M) 2000-01-26 -- † 2000-01-26 noname EEP id: 20001 (F) 2003-05-13 Trong Nhi EEP id: 200303 (F) 2009-02-10 -- † 2013-12-17 Tonya EEP id: 200900 (F) 2013-02-11 Sita EEP id: 201302 (M) 2017-07-04 Minh-Tan EEP id: 201716? (M) 2020-12-21 Yaro EEP id: 00 Origin
Douanita was born wild
Comments / pictures Contradictory records:
EEG state birth year 1986, and arrival in Rotterdam 1988-07-26.
Douanita was imported for Usti nad Labem Zoo in Czech Republic, but was confiscated in the Rotterdam harbour on her way to Usti, coming from Vietnam. (probably via Saigon Zoo)
She was in a very poor condition, only being fed with sugerbeets, and was sent to Blijdorp to recover, but never left. Usti agreed to let her stay and breed.
Pregnant Douanita and her youngest daughter Tanya were transferred together from the Netherlands to the Czech Republic in May 2012 due to compatibility issues between Douanita and other Rotterdam females. She gave birth to female baby Sita 2013-02-11.
Reference list ReferencesKoehl, Dan, (2021). Douanita, . Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 September 2021 at Asian elephant ( Elephas maximus) located at Osnabruck Zoo in Germany https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=735. ( archived at the Wayback machine) Sources used for this article is among others:
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