Singora an Asian elephant at Duisburg Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Singora  


EEP nr4904


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 44 years old
Born:* 1943 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1953
Dead date: 1987-01-30
Death reason: disease: heart problems, Infection
Present / last location:Duisburg Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1953-06-01Duisburg Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Document updated2009-11-23: 
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† Singora is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Duisburg Zoo, in Germany, of disease in 1987-01-30. Official death reason described as heart problems, Infection. (see detailed list).


Singora was born wild 1943, captured 1953 .

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Contradictory records:
According to EEP stud book Singora should have been born in 1949. But according to Erland Wadsten, Stockholm, she was born in 1943.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Singora, an Asian elephant at Duisburg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten - Mein Leben, by Karl Kock
  • Erland Axel Wadsten, Stockholm
  • Peter Schröer, Duisburg Zoo


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