Kiri an Asian elephant at Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

 ☨ ♀ Kiri  


EEP nr5301


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 57 years old
Born:* 1936 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1952
Dead date: 1993-11-22
Death reason: euthanised: age
Present / last location:Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen), in Germany

Date of Arrival
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1953-00-00Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Document updated2011-07-11: country of origin
2011-09-01: Arrival, EEP, Death RE
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† Kiri is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen), in Germany, of euthanised in 1993-11-22. Official death reason described as age. (see detailed list).


Kiri was born wild 1936, captured 1952 .

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Contradictory records:
EEP states birth in 1933, capture in 1952

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kiri, an Asian elephant at Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten - Mein Leben, by Karl Kock


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