Deceased elephants at Leipzig Zoo in Germany


This database list 30 dead elephants

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival locationImport
1+ ♂ EM Kiran EEP id: 202001 < 1 Born: captive-born 2020-01-11Voi Nam x Rani Dead:2021-06-18, disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus EEHV12020-01-11
2+ ♀ EM Thura EEP id: 8706 45Born: wild 1974-00-00 x Dead:2019-11-26 (5 years after arrival), maternal death An autopsy made it clear, that Thura was unexpectadly pregnant with twins, of which one of the featus ruptured the Uterus, causing a lethal infection.2014-09-02 Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
3+ ♂ EM Ben Long EEP id: 201902 < 1 45Born: captive-born 2019-01-25Naing Thein x Hoa Dead:2019-09-30, euthanised 2019-01-25
4+ ⚪ EM aborted EEP id: 2018xx < 1 45Born: captive-born 2018-03-00Naing Thein x Thura Dead:2018-03-00, abortion induced abortion with hormones2018-03-00
5+ ⚪ EM miscarriage EEP id: 2016xx? < 1 45Born: captive-born 2016-01-28Gajendra x Thura Dead:2016-01-28, miscarriage dead in Uterus2016-01-28
6+ ♀ EM Russelchen EEP id: 201502 < 1 45Born: captive-born 2015-03-25Naing Thein x Hoa Dead:2015-03-31, euthanised 2015-03-25
7+ ♂ EM noname EEP id: 201203 < 1 45Born: captive-born 2012-04-09Naing Thein x Hoa Dead:2012-04-09, killed killed by the mother2012-04-09
8+ ♀ EM Rhani EEP id: 5606 54Born: wild 1954-01-00 x Dead:2008-06-13 (52 years after arrival), euthanised foot abcess1956-09-01 Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
9+ ♀ EM Dac Lac 6Born: wild 1981 x Dead:1987-06-27, disease intestinal parasites1987-06-17 Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)
10+ ♀ LA Uganda EEP id: 6810 16Born: wild 1968 x Dead:1984-03-27 (14 years after arrival), unknown 1970-10-01
11+ ♀ LA Kenia EEP id: 6811 15Born: wild 1968 x Dead:1983-04-12 (13 years after arrival), unknown 1970-10-01
12+ ♂ LA Sudan 28Born: wild 1952 x Dead:1980-11-20 (20 years after arrival), unknown 1960-04-02 Circus Aeros
13+ ♀ EM Birma 50Born: wild 1930 x Dead:1980-07-24 (7 years after arrival), unknown 1973-03-12 Circus Aeros
14+ ♀ LA Safari 27Born: wild 1952 x Dead:1979-09-01 (19 years after arrival), unknown 1960-04-02 Circus Aeros
15+ ♀ EM Ditta 58Born: wild 1921 x Dead:1979-04-16 (13 years after arrival), unknown 1966-09-01 Circus Busch-Nürnberg (Jakob Busch)
16+ ♀ EM Mary 56Born: wild 1905 x Dead:1961-09-12 (5 years after arrival), unknown 1956-03-08 Circus Williams
17+ ♂ EM Con Voi Bon 23Born: wild 1937 x Dead:1960-06-21, disease elephant smallpox1959-10-07 Rostock Zoo
18+ ♀ EM Kiri 30Born: wild 1930 x Dead:1960-05-24 (8 years after arrival), disease elephant smallpox1952-09-28 Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
19+ ♂ EM Omar EEP id: 1904 38Born: wild 1919 x Dead:1957-01-07 (19 years after arrival), unknown 1938-04-12 Hannover Zoo
20+ ♀ EM Cilly 36Born: wild 1915-1920 x Dead:1951-07-21 (9 years after arrival), accident pushed into the dry moat1942-04-19 Circus Sarrasani
21+ ♀ EM Benga 31Born: wild 1910-1915 x Dead:1941-10-18, unknown Chemnitz Zoo
22+ ♀ EM Nelly II (Baby) 16Born: unknown 1925-03-00 x Benga Dead:1941-10-04, unknown Chemnitz Zoo
23+ ♀ EM Tilly 40Born: wild 1898 x Dead:1938-02-11, unknown Chemnitz Zoo
24+ ♂ EM Jacky 38Born: wild 1899 x Dead:1937-04-22 (13 years after arrival), unknown 1924-01-28 Circus Barum
25+ ♀ EM Nelly 27Born: wild 1890 x Dead:1917-11-00 (22 years after arrival), unknown 1895-00-00
26+ ♀ EM Sally 31Born: wild 1859 x Dead:1890-09-22 (9 years after arrival), unknown 1881-00-00
27+ ♀ EM unknown 31Born: wild x Dead:, unknown
28+ ♀ EM unknown 31Born: wild x Dead:, unknown
29+ ♀ EM Lilly 31Born: wild x Dead:, unknown
30+ ♀ EM Mathso 31Born: wild x Dead:, unknown

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Leipzig Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Leipzig Zoo in Germany, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 28 November 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=168 (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)
2020-04-22 Kiran:• https://elefanten.fandom.com/wiki/Kiran
2018-12-09 Russelchen:• http://www.zoo-leipzig.de/aktuelles/news-artikel/datum/2015/03/25/its-a-girl-hoa-bringt-weibliches-elefantenjungtier-zur-welt/
•  http://www.dw.com/en/elephant-calf-at-leipzig-zoo-put-to-sleep/a-18355529
2018-05-16 Dac Lac:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  http://elefanten.wikia.com/wiki/Hoa
2018-04-19 miscarriage:• https://zooelefanten.de/profile/europa/deutschland/leipzig-zoo-leipzig/-28012016/
2016-01-04 noname:• http://www.welt.de/vermischtes/weltgeschehen/article106164756/Elefanten-Baby-stirbt-wenige-Stunden-nach-Geburt.html
•  http://www.zoo-leipzig.de/aktuelles/news-artikel/datum/2012/04/11/jungtier-starb-an-verletzungen/
2012-09-17 Cilly:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2012-06-13 Omar:• Page 218, 219 Wilde Tiere frei Haus by Hermann Ruhe  (in german)
• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
2012-04-20 Kiri:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• Elefanten - Mein Leben, by Karl Kock
2012-02-29 Con Voi Bon:• Karsten Vick, Tiergarten-Forum
•  Zoologischen Garten (Leipzig), Band 27, Heft 1/3 (1963)
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2012-02-29 Sudan:• Height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2011-01-12 Benga:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  *Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Garten Leipzig 1984
2011-01-12 Nelly II (Baby):•  Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Garten Leipzig 1984
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• Jonas Livet, France
2011-01-12 Tilly:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• Jonas Livet, France
•  Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Garten Leipzig 1984
2009-11-11 Jacky:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• Jonas Livet, France
• Page 78, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
2009-10-31 Safari:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2009-10-31 Kenia:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2009-10-31 Uganda:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2009-10-31 Mary:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2009-10-31 Lilly:• Daniela Dunger, Leipzig
2009-10-31 Mathso:• Daniela Dunger, Leipzig
2009-10-29 Rhani:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• Jonas Livet, France
2009-10-29 Ditta:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2009-10-29 Birma:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2009-10-29 Sally:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2009-10-29 Nelly:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands

Leipzig Zoo on elephant-news.com

Leipzig Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

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2008-04-307th congress of eazwv in leipzig 2008 - Elephant News
Chronic endometritis in an asian elephant (elephas maximus). - Elephant News
2009-05-12Parting from calvin, arrival of a further okapibullen - Elephant News
2020-09-25The elephant house in tierpark berlin is now empty, first time since 1955 - Elephant News


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