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
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 (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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