Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Platschow Elefantenhof in Germany

♀ Vana
Alternative name: Wanna Manna, Wanna Banna



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Platschow Elefantenhof, in Germany

Date of arrival

2016-06-00Platschow Elefantenhof
from Lars Hölscher

Lars Hölscher
from Circus Fliegenpilz

Circus Fliegenpilz
from Circus Lidia Togni

Circus Lidia Togni
from Circus Corty Althoff

1981-00-00Circus Corty Althoff
from Circus Carl Althoff

Record history
History of updates2016-12-17: transfer

2022-03-08: Born in Asia

Latest document update2022-03-08 10:29:16
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Vana is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Platschow Elefantenhof, in Germany.

Vana arrived in 2016-06-00 to the Platschow Elefantenhof, relocated from the Lars Hölscher, in Germany.

Vana lives together with 10 other elephants at the Platschow Elefantenhof:
  1. 1. ♀ Citta born 1987
  2. 2. ♀ Dumba
  3. 3. ♀ Kenya (Kenia) born 1988
  4. 4. ♀ lndra born 1988
  5. 5. ♀ Mocamba born 1984
  6. 6. ♀ Sandra born 1980
  7. 7. ♀ Somali born 1985
  8. 8. ♀ Susi (Susie) born 1971
  9. 9. ♀ Tembo born 1986
  10. 10. ♀ Timba born 1984

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Vana was born wild at Asia unspecified location.

Comments / pictures

1961: Came to Carl Althoff in group, together with Artaida, Carla, Eutina, Mama Dou, India, Yoga and Patra.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Vana, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Platschow Elefantenhof in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 June 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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