Rani an Asian elephant at Zurich Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Rani  


EEP nr3205


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1935-10-11
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland

Date of Arrival
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1932-06-06Zurich Zoo
from Firma Ruhe

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† Rani is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Zurich Zoo, in Switzerland, of from unknown reasons in 1935-10-11. (see detailed list).


Rani was born wild .

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Records about Rani from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Rani:

3205 F ???? WILD WILD L RUHE ~ 1932 NONE Transfer RANI
ZURICH 6 Jun 1932 320001 Transfer
11 Oct 1935 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Rani, an Asian elephant at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=937. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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