Deceased elephants at Emmen Zoo in Netherlands

This database list 14 dead elephants

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival locationImport
1+ ♀ EM stillborn EEP id: 202011? (EEP nr N/A) < 1 Born: captive-born 2020-07-16
Mekong x Ma Ya Yee
Dead:2020-07-16, stillborn premature
2+ ♂ EM Radsch EEP id: 6801 46Born: wild 1967 Dead:2013-10-01 (10 years after arrival), unknown 2003-10-03 Riga Zoo
3+ ♀ EM Htoo Kin Aye EEP id: 8102 31Born: wild 1981-04-01 Dead:2012-06-11 (24 years after arrival), disease 1988-06-27 E.A.G. van den Brink1988
4+ ♂ EM Thura EEP id: 201207 < 1 31Born: captive-born 2012-05-22
Radsch x Htoo Kin Aye
Dead:2012-06-11, euthanised weak; following death of mother
5+ ♀ EM Swe San Thay Local id: SST 4907 (Tattoo) EEP id: 7904 31Born: captive-born 1979-11-28 Dead:2010-02-17 (22 years after arrival), accident fell during birth, and broke her pelvis1988-06-27 E.A.G. van den Brink1988
6+ ♂ EM noname EEP id: 201001 < 1 31Born: captive-born 2010-02-17
Radsch x Swe San Thay
Dead:2010-02-17, accident died when the mother fell during birth
7+ ♀ EM Annabel (Tessa) EEP id: 6606 45Born: wild 1964 Dead:2009-03-01 (43 years after arrival), euthanised fell in dry moat1966-05-20 Tilburg Zoo
8+ ⚪ EM miscarriage EEP id: 200804 < 1 45Born: captive-born 2008-03-07
Radsch x Swe San Thay
Dead:2008-03-07, miscarriage
9+ ♂ EM Unnamed EEP id: 9807 < 1 45Born: captive-born 1998-07-09
Naing Thein x Khaing Lwin Htoo
Dead:1998-07-09, miscarriage premature birth
10+ ♂ EM Kan Yome EEP id: 9401 < 1 45Born: captive-born 1994-05-29
Naing Thein x Khaing Lwin Htoo
Dead:1994-05-30, unknown
11+ ♂ EM Bo Gyi EEP id: 9205 < 1 45Born: captive-born 1992-06-01
Naing Thein x Yu Zin
Dead:1993-07-01, euthanised leg fracture after falling into dry moat
12+ ♀ EM Katinka (Tinka,Tinca) 28Born: wild 1933 Dead:1961-07-03 (22 years after arrival), euthanised shot, because of arthritis1939-05-31
13+ ♀ EM Oelie 28Born: wild Dead:1938-10-00 (2 years after arrival), disease Autopsy showed abdominal disorders1936-00-00
14+ ♀ EM Sheila (Stella) 28Born: wild 1933 Dead:, unknown 1939-05-31

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Emmen Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Emmen Zoo in Netherlands, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2024), available online retrieved 22 June 2024 at (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)
2020-11-05 Radsch:• height: Gerhard Joerres, Tiergarten-Forum
•  Martijn Fabrie, Netherlands
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2020-07-16 stillborn:• Jan jakobi, Germany
2016-01-04 noname:• Gerald Postma, Netherlands
• Martijn Fabrie
2016-01-04 Thura:• Loxodonta Dani, Elephant Gossip
2012-09-02 miscarriage:• EEG Magazine nr 13, by European Elephant Group
2012-06-13 Htoo Kin Aye:• Loxodonta Dani, Elephant Gossip
•  Ryan Easley, USA
2011-11-08 Annabel (Tessa):• Rob Belterman, Rotterdam Zoo
• Gerald Postma, Netherlands
• Breakdown Truck for Emmen Elephant, 2009-03-01
2011-09-06 Unnamed:• Rob Belterman
2011-08-19 Bo Gyi:• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
• Alex Zijlstra
2010-03-02 Swe San Thay:• Ryan Easley, USA
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
•  "Olifant Swe San Thay overleden,", 2010-02-18
2008-09-01 Oelie:• Gerald Postma, Netherlands
2008-09-01 Sheila (Stella):• Gerald Postma, Netherlands
2008-09-01 Katinka (Tinka,Tinca):• Gerald Postma, Netherlands

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