Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Duisburg Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Singora  dead elephant


EEP nr4904


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

Date of arrival

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

Record history
History of updates2009-11-23: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
Random literature

† Singora is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1987-01-30 at Duisburg Zoo, in Germany, . Official death reason described as heart problems, Infection.


Singora was born wild 1943, captured 1953 .

Comments / pictures

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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Singora, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Duisburg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2023 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

Relevant links

Internal relevant links

External relevant links (Opens in new window)

Search more on the web for Singora

(The name Singora is already submitted into the link, just click on the link for relevant results)

Categories1987 deaths | 1943 births | Born in Thailand | EEP | 1953 captures | Elephants from Duisburg Zoo | Germany | Asian elephants

About this documentThis document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24 with valid HTML5 Valid CSS

Elephant Encyclopedia and database

Established 1995
Established 2006
Your ip:
Kulen Elephant Forest