Gina
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Amsterdam Artis Zoo in Netherlands

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Gina  dead elephant



Identification

EEP nr3901

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 28 years old
Status:foot problems
Origin
Born:* 1939-11-22 captive-born
Birth place: in Circus Strassburger

Parents: Piccolo x ♀ Birma II
Death
Dead: 1967-05-11
Death reason: euthanised: cronic arthtritis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Amsterdam Artis Zoo, in Netherlands

Date of arrival

1939-12-15Amsterdam Artis Zoo
from Circus Strassburger

Record history
History of updates2009-10-29: 
2009-11-11: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Gina is a dead foot problems Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1967-05-11 at Amsterdam Artis Zoo, in Netherlands, . Official death reason described as cronic arthtritis.

Origin


Gina was born captive-born 1939-11-22 at Circus Strassburger.

Parentage


Parents of Gina are: ♂ Piccolo (father) and ♀ Birma II (mother).

Siblings through the father Piccolo:

  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

Pedigree


Ginas ancestral Pedigree:
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Piccolo

Born: 1923

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Birma II

Born: 1918

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Comments / pictures

Born in Amsterdam during tour with Circus Strassburger (on loan from Circus Amar).

Named Gina after Regina Strassburger.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Gina, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Amsterdam Artis Zoo in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 August 2022 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
  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
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Categories1967 deaths | 1939 births | With Pedigree | Born in Netherlands | Elephants from Amsterdam Artis Zoo | Netherlands | Asian elephants


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