Kira an Asian elephant at Rostock Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Kira  

Identification

EEP nr7010

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 34 years old
Origin
Born:* 1970-00-00 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1970
Imported:1972?
Death
Dead date: 2004-09-18
Death reason: euthanised: sick
Locations
Present / last location:Rostock Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1972-10-22Rostock Zoo
from Soest Zoo
Soest Zoo 1972-00-00
from E.A.G. van den Brink

Document updated2009-11-29: 
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Description

† Kira is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Rostock Zoo, in Germany, of euthanised in 2004-09-18. Official death reason described as sick. (see detailed list).

Origin


Kira was born wild 1970-00-00, captured 1970 . and imported 1972?



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kira, an Asian elephant at Rostock Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=909. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Article by Olaf Tietz, head elephantkeeper Zoo Rostock, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus magazine, nr 9-2006, p 30
  • Peter Stolk, Netherlands

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  • Categories2004 deaths | 1970 births | Born in India | EEP | 1970 captures | 1972 imports | Elephants from Rostock Zoo | Germany | Asian elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 14:11:13


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