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Vendi (Vendy)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Odessa Zoo in Ukraine

♀ Vendi (Vendy)


EEP nr7805


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 45 years old
Born:* 1978 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1980 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1998-07-19
(dead † 2021-07-20)
Tendi EEP id: 9814

2. Born 2004-10-17
(dead † 2006?)
Duke EEP id: 200409
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Odessa Zoo, in Ukraine

Date of arrival

1982-05-08Odessa Zoo
from Dvur Kralove Zoo

1980-08-05Dvur Kralove Zoo
from Usti nad Labem Zoo

1980-06-00Usti nad Labem Zoo
from Soest Zoo

1980-06-00Soest Zoo
from E.A.G. van den Brink

Record history
History of updates2009-11-29: 

2018-09-28: link to EleWiki submitted
2021-09-18: Importer van den Brink

Latest document update2021-09-18 07:47:40
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Vendi (Vendy) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Odessa Zoo, in Ukraine.

Vendi (Vendy) arrived in 1982-05-08 to the Odessa Zoo, relocated from the Dvur Kralove Zoo, in Czech Republic.

In Odessa Zoo, Vendi (Vendy) lives as single living elephant at this location


  1. (F) 1998-07-19 -- † 2021-07-20 Tendi EEP id: 9814
  2. (M) 2004-10-17 -- † 2006? Duke EEP id: 200409


Vendi (Vendy) was born wild 1978. and imported 1980 by E.A.G. van den Brink

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Contradictory records:

EEP list arrival Dvur Kralove on June 28 1980
And to Odessa on May 8 1982

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Koehl, Dan, (2021). Vendi (Vendy), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Odessa Zoo in Ukraine. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=945. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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