Deceased elephants at Hannover Zoo in Germany


This database list 20 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 EEP id: 6610 + Siporex
EM M
33captive-born
1966-06-21
1999-11-23 (26 years after arrival)anesthesia foot problemsFrank x Lene (Lena)1973-10-03Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have)
2 EEP id: 8512 + stillborn
EM F
< 1 33captive-born
1985-02-18
1985-02-18 (0 years after arrival)stillborn emergency caesarean section was done. The dead baby was pulled out with ropesSiporex x Jenny1985-02-18
3+ Burma
EM F
37wild
1945
1982-08-21 (20 years after arrival)unknown x 1962-04-17Firma Ruhe
4+ Sabu
EM F
34wild
1948
1982-08-09 (20 years after arrival)disease x 1962-04-17Firma Ruhe
5 EEP id: 7405 + Beira
LA F
28wild
1952
1980-07-19 (6 years after arrival)unknown x 1974-11-00Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
6 EEP id: 5102 + Tembo
LA M
26wild
1951
1977-08-30 (14 years after arrival)euthanised stepped on and fractured his own hindleg after anesthesia x 1963-05-31Firma Ruhe1952
7+ miscarriage
LA F
< 1 26captive-born
1974-09-18
1974-09-18 (0 years after arrival)miscarriage after nine months pregnancy.Tembo x Iringa1974-09-18
8+ Iringa
LA F
22wild
1952
1974-09-10 (11 years after arrival)maternal death x 1963-05-00Firma Ruhe
9 EEP id: 6203 SSP id: 751 + Moti (Mohti)
EM M
25wild
1948
1973-05-24 (11 years after arrival)anesthesia tuberculosis x 1962-04-17Firma Ruhe
10 EEP id: 6815 + killed
EM F
< 1 25captive-born
1968-11-10
1968-11-10 (0 years after arrival)killed by mother after birthMoti (Mohti) x Mapalay1968-11-10
11+ Tangi
LA F
< 1 25captive-born
1968-06-04
1968-06-18 (0 years after arrival)disease anorexia, rejected from motherTembo x Iringa1968-06-04
12 EEP id: 6803 + Tibur
EM M
< 1 25captive-born
1968-02-18
1968-04-07 (0 years after arrival)disease enteritisMoti (Mohti) x Burma1968-02-18
13 EEP id: 6206 + Lollo
EM F
16wild
1949
1965-10-30 (3 years after arrival)accident fell in the dry moat x 1962-05-22Augsburg Zoo
14 EEP id: 6406 + stillborn
EM M
< 1 16captive-born
1964-06-07
1964-06-07 (0 years after arrival)stillborn Moti (Mohti) x Sabu1964-06-07
15 EEP id: 951 + Anton II
EM F
16wild
1912-01-01 (15 years after arrival)unknown x 1897-00-00
16 EEP id: 741 + Marly
EM F
31wild
1874
1905 (24 years after arrival)euthanised x 1881-05-16
17 EEP id: 851 + Anton
EM M
11wild
1884
1895 (8 years after arrival)euthanised joint problems x 1887-07-00
18+ unknown
LA F
11wild
1891 (17 years after arrival)euthanised x 1874-00-00Firma Carl Hagenbeck1874?
19+ unknown
LA F
11wild
1875-03-00 (1 years after arrival)disease x 1874-00-00Firma Carl Hagenbeck1874?
20+ unknown
LA F
3wild
1870
1873-12-00 (1 years after arrival)accident suffocated x 1872-00-00Firma 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 12 June 2021 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

  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1450584365">Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • http://www.onlinereports.ch/OEkologie.113+M50ad948cb36.0.html
  • 2016-01-05 Moti (Mohti):
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • Peter Stolk
  • Kein Tag ohne Abenteuer. Tiere und ihre Pfleger, by Gerhard Gronefeld
  • 2012-09-07 unknown:
  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • 2012-09-07 unknown:
  • Ein Garten Für Menschen Und Tiere, 125 Jahre Zoo Hannover

  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • 2012-09-07 unknown:
  • Ein Garten Für Menschen Und Tiere, 125 Jahre Zoo Hannover

  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • 2012-03-07 Iringa:
  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • 2012-02-29 Siporex:
  • Rolf Amelung, head elephantkeeper, Hannover Zoo
  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2010-11-10 stillborn:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2009-11-22 Beira:
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1450584365">Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • 2009-09-27 Lollo:
  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • 2009-09-16 Burma:
  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • Peter Stolk
  • Kein Tag ohne Abenteuer. Tiere und ihre Pfleger, by Gerhard Gronefeld
  • 2009-09-16 Sabu:
  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • Peter Stolk
  • Kein Tag ohne Abenteuer. Tiere und ihre Pfleger, by Gerhard Gronefeld
  • 2008-08-28 killed:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2008-03-30 miscarriage:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2008-02-24 Tibur:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2007-07-30 stillborn:
  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • Peter Stolk


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