Deceased elephants at Leipzig Zoo in Germany


This database list 28 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

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 4 July 2022 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
2009-10-29 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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