Gina an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Amsterdam Artis Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Gina at Amsterdam Artis Zoo

☨ Gina
ID nr:EEP Number: 3901 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 28 years old
Status:foot problems
Dead date: 1967-05-11
Death reason: euthanised: cronic arthtritis
Location:Amsterdam Artis Zoo
ArrivalAmsterdam Artis Zoo 1939-12-15
from Circus Strassburger
Born:* 1939-11-22 captive-born
in Circus Strassburger Netherlands
Parents: Piccolo (Picolo) x Birma II
Siblings through the father Piccolo (Picolo):
  1. 1936-08-03 -- † 1943 (M) August
  2. 1938 -- † 1938 (F) stillborn
  3. 1942-03-20 -- † 1951-04-01 (F) Malaya
  4. 1944-08-10 -- † 1962-04-22 (F) Carla
  5. 1945-09-24 -- † 1945-10-01 (F) unknown
Siblings through the mother Birma II:
  1. 1936-08-03 -- † 1943 (M) August
  2. 1944-08-10 -- † 1962-04-22 (F) Carla
Ginas pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2009-10-29: 
2009-11-11: 
Born in Amsterdam during tour with Circus Strassburger (on loan from Circus Amar).

Named Gina after Regina Strassburger.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Gina, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Amsterdam Artis Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=885. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 93, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • Gerald Postma, Netherlands
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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