Geeta an Asian elephant at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

 ☨ ♀ Geeta  
Alternative name:Dilberta
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 26 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 8211

People killed:1: Jim Robson, London Zoo, 2001
Born:* 1980-06-00 wild
Birth place: in Sri Lanka unspecified location
Capture: 1980 Orphaned, Sri Lanka
Dead date: 2006-02-07
Death reason: euthanised: arthtritis? aggressive?
Present / last location:Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival

2001-12-04Sri Lanka unspecified location from London Zoo
London Zoo 1992-05-12
from Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo 1992-04-15
from London Zoo
London Zoo 1982-06-30
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)
Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo) 1980-10-00
from Pinnawala elephant orphanage
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
from Sri Lanka unspecified location

Document updated2010-09-23: new record
2018-05-10: capture and import records
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† Geeta is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom, euthanised in 2006-02-07, arthtritis? aggressive?(see detailed list).


Geeta was born wild 1980-06-00 in Sri Lanka unspecified location, captured 1980 , captured at Orphaned, Sri Lanka. and imported 1982

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2001-09-00: Geeta killed the elephant keeper Jim Robson in London.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Geeta, an Asian at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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