Bons Ree an Asian elephant at Givskud Zoo

Female ♀ Asian  Bons Ree at Givskud Zoo

☨ Bons Ree
ID nr:EEP Number: 6313 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 58 years old
Status:foot problems
Dead date: 2007-07-13
Death reason: anesthesia: Cerebral hemorrhage during anesthesia for foot operation
Location:Givskud Zoo
ArrivalGivskud Zoo 1970-11-11
from Vejle Zoo (Himmelpind)
Vejle Zoo (Himmelpind) 1963-08-30
from Copenhagen Zoo
Copenhagen Zoo 1954-05-24
from East Asiatic Company
Born:* 1949 unknown Thailand
Document updated2009-09-09: previous location
2009-09-12: 
East Asiatic Company (Østasiatiske Kompagni) in Denmark, arrived with the ship M/S Selandia.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Bons Ree, an Asian at Givskud Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=806. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanter i Köpenhavns Zoologisk Haave siden 1878, by Henning, Copenhagen, Denmark

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