Deceased elephants at Hannover Zoo in Germany


This database list 20 dead elephants

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival locationImport
1+ ♂ EM Siporex EEP id: 6610 33Born: captive-born 1966-06-21Frank x Lene (Lena) Dead:1999-11-23 (26 years after arrival), anesthesia foot problems1973-10-03 Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have)
2+ ♀ EM stillborn EEP id: 8512 < 1 33Born: captive-born 1985-02-18Siporex x Jenny Dead:1985-02-18, stillborn emergency caesarean section was done. The dead baby was pulled out with ropes1985-02-18
3+ ♀ EM Burma 37Born: wild 1945 x Dead:1982-08-21 (20 years after arrival), unknown 1962-04-17 Firma Ruhe
4+ ♀ EM Sabu 34Born: wild 1948 x Dead:1982-08-09 (20 years after arrival), disease 1962-04-17 Firma Ruhe
5+ ♀ LA Beira EEP id: 7405 28Born: wild 1952 x Dead:1980-07-19 (6 years after arrival), unknown 1974-11-00 Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
6+ ♂ LA Tembo EEP id: 5102 26Born: wild 1951 x Dead:1977-08-30 (14 years after arrival), euthanised stepped on and fractured his own hindleg after anesthesia1963-05-31 Firma Ruhe1952
7+ ♀ LA miscarriage < 1 26Born: captive-born 1974-09-18Tembo x Iringa Dead:1974-09-18, miscarriage after nine months pregnancy.1974-09-18
8+ ♀ LA Iringa 22Born: wild 1952 x Dead:1974-09-10 (11 years after arrival), maternal death 1963-05-00 Firma Ruhe
9+ ♂ EM Moti (Mohti) EEP id: 6203 SSP id: 751 25Born: wild 1948 x Dead:1973-05-24 (11 years after arrival), anesthesia tuberculosis1962-04-17 Firma Ruhe
10+ ♀ EM killed EEP id: 6815 < 1 25Born: captive-born 1968-11-10Moti (Mohti) x Mapalay Dead:1968-11-10, killed by mother after birth1968-11-10
11+ ♀ LA Tangi < 1 25Born: captive-born 1968-06-04Tembo x Iringa Dead:1968-06-18, disease anorexia, rejected from mother1968-06-04
12+ ♂ EM Tibur EEP id: 6803 < 1 25Born: captive-born 1968-02-18Moti (Mohti) x Burma Dead:1968-04-07, disease enteritis1968-02-18
13+ ♀ EM Lollo EEP id: 6206 16Born: wild 1949 x Dead:1965-10-30 (3 years after arrival), accident fell in the dry moat1962-05-22 Augsburg Zoo
14+ ♂ EM stillborn EEP id: 6406 < 1 16Born: captive-born 1964-06-07Moti (Mohti) x Sabu Dead:1964-06-07, stillborn 1964-06-07
15+ ♀ EM Anton II EEP id: 951 16Born: wild x Dead:1912-01-01 (15 years after arrival), unknown 1897-00-00
16+ ♀ EM Marly EEP id: 741 31Born: wild 1874 x Dead:1905 (24 years after arrival), euthanised 1881-05-16
17+ ♂ EM Anton EEP id: 851 11Born: wild 1884 x Dead:1895 (8 years after arrival), euthanised joint problems1887-07-00
18+ ♀ LA unknown 11Born: wild x Dead:1891 (17 years after arrival), euthanised 1874-00-00 Firma Carl Hagenbeck1874?
19+ ♀ LA unknown 11Born: wild x Dead:1875-03-00, disease 1874-00-00 Firma Carl Hagenbeck1874?
20+ ♀ LA unknown 3Born: wild 1870 x Dead:1873-12-00, accident suffocated1872-00-00 Firma Carl Hagenbeck1872?

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Hannover Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Hannover Zoo in Germany, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 19 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=11 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this list:

Latest updateName of elephantSource (if it is a website, the target website will open in new window)
2017-03-09 Tembo:• Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland
•  Height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum
•  Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• http://www.onlinereports.ch/OEkologie.113+M50ad948cb36.0.html
2016-01-05 Moti (Mohti):• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
• Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
• Peter Stolk
• Kein Tag ohne Abenteuer. Tiere und ihre Pfleger, by Gerhard Gronefeld
2012-09-07 unknown:• Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
2012-09-07 unknown:• Ein Garten Für Menschen Und Tiere, 125 Jahre Zoo Hannover
•  Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
2012-09-07 unknown:• Ein Garten Für Menschen Und Tiere, 125 Jahre Zoo Hannover
•  Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
2012-03-07 Iringa:• Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
2012-02-29 Siporex:• Rolf Amelung, head elephantkeeper, Hannover Zoo
•  Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
•  Christoffer Brack, Wüppertal, Germany. Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100073098771893
2010-11-10 stillborn:• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2009-11-22 Beira:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2009-09-27 Lollo:• Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
2009-09-16 Burma:• Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
• Peter Stolk
• Kein Tag ohne Abenteuer. Tiere und ihre Pfleger, by Gerhard Gronefeld
2009-09-16 Sabu:• Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
• Peter Stolk
• Kein Tag ohne Abenteuer. Tiere und ihre Pfleger, by Gerhard Gronefeld
2008-08-28 killed:• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2008-03-30 miscarriage:• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2008-02-24 Tibur:• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2007-07-30 stillborn:• Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
• Peter Stolk


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