Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Wuppertal Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Siwa  dead elephant
Siwa with African babies Wankie and Zambie, shortly after arrival from Zimbabwe, 1983. Photo: *BRACK
Siwa with African babies Wankie and Zambie, shortly after arrival from Zimbabwe, 1983. Photo: Christoffer Brack, Wüppertal, Germany. Facebook:


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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Born:* 1952 wild
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Dead: 2000-10-12
Death reason: disease: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1955-08-31Wuppertal Zoo
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History of updates2022-10-15

Latest document update2022-07-16 06:04:04
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† Siwa is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2000-10-12 at Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany, . Official death reason described as Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).


Siwa was born wild 1952 at India unspecified location.

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Koehl, Dan, (2023). Siwa, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Wuppertal Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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