Relocated elephants from Leipzig Zoo in Germany


Leipzig Zoo had previously 26 elephants relocated to new location.

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival
Departure
Present locationImport
1 ♂ EM - Gajendra
EEP id: 9302
PC: Born captive-born 1993-04-30 2011-01-08
2013-04-15
Munich Zoo 1994
2 † ♂ EM - Naing Thein
EEP id: 8007
dead: Born unknown 1980-09-26 Dead: 2021-02-10?, 41 yrs Reason: euthanised: 2009-11-26
2020-09-23
Copenhagen Zoo 1988
3 † ♀ EM - Delhi
dead: Born wild 1960 Dead: 1992, 32 yrs Reason: killed: shot 1962-02-25
1987-08-04
Dushanbe Zoo 1962?
4 ♀ EM - Trinh
EEP id: 8608
FC: Born wild 1982 1986-05-24
2020-07-22
Neunkirchen Zoo
5 † ♂ EM - Surik (Surhak)
EEP id: 5708
dead: Born unknown 1957 Dead: 2002-04-27, 45 yrs Reason: unknown: 1959-05-23
1965-08-31
Hrodna Zoo
6 † ♂ EM - Fritz
dead: Born wild 1922 Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1927-00-00
1928-00-00
Mexico City Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec)
7 † ♀ EM - Mitzie
dead: Born wild 1922 Dead: 1941-02-00, 19 yrs Reason: unknown: 1927-00-00
1928-00-00
Mills Brothers Circus
8 † ♀ LA - Puppe
dead: Born wild 1929 Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1932-05-00
1932-08-00
Firma Ruhe
9 † ♀ EM - Topsi
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1913-00-00
1913-00-00
Singer Midgets (Leopold von Singer)
10 ♂ EM - Mekong
EEP id: 8405
PC: Born wild ~1982 1984-05-09
2009-11-27
Knies Kinderzoo
11 ♂ EM - Voi Nam
EEP id: 200203
PC: Born captive-born 2002-04-05 2002-04-05
2010-06-24
Leipzig Zoo
12 † ♂ EM - Calvin (Chanda)
EEP id: 8612
SSP id: 147
dead: Born captive-born 1986-08-11 Dead: 2015-10-22, 29 yrs Reason: euthanised: bad legs 2008-09-11
2009-05-12
Ostrava Zoo
13 ♀ EM - Saida
EEP id: 8705
FC: Born wild 1973-00-00 2006-04-19
2021-10-13
Karlsruhe Zoo
14 ♀ EM - Indra (Salvana)
EEP id: 9609
FC: Born captive-born 1996-07-01 2006-04-19
2011-04-28
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
15 ♀ LA - Pori
EEP id: 8102
PC: Born wild 1981 1984-08-09
1986-11-10
Halle Zoo
16 † ♀ LA - Mafuta
EEP id: 8103
dead: Born wild 1981-00-00 Dead: 2015-11-11, 34 yrs Reason: unknown: 1984-08-09
1986-11-10
Halle Zoo
17 † ♂ EM - Sahib Fridolin
EEP id: 6304
dead: Born captive-born 1963-02-15 Dead: 1994-12-23, 31 yrs Reason: killed: shot with rifle 1984-11-22
1988-07-03
Cricket St Thomas Wildlife Park
18 ♀ EM - Hoa
EEP id: 8708
PC: Born wild 1985 1987-06-17
2020-07-22
Neunkirchen Zoo
19 † ♀ EM - Minyak (Minjak)
EEP id: 3201
SSP id: T2035
dead: Born captive-born 1932-01-29 Dead: 1986-00-00, 54 yrs Reason: unknown: 1932-07-13
1932-09-00
Carson and Barnes Circus
20 † ♀ EM - Maja
EEP id: 3402
dead: Born captive-born 1934-05-01 Dead: 1965-09-13, 31 yrs Reason: unknown: Leg problems 1934-05-01
1947-04-24
Kharkiv Zoo (Kharkov Zoo)
21 † ♂ EM - August
EEP id: 3602
dead: Born captive-born 1936-08-08 Dead: 1953-07-31, 17 yrs Reason: euthanised: shot by director Heinz Heck 1936-08-08
1939-04-00
Munich Zoo
22 † ♀ EM - Roma I
EEP id: 1803
dead: Born wild 1905-1910 Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1930-03-15
1930-05-29
Circus Carl Hagenbeck-Stellingen
23 † ♂ EM - Ziggy (Herman)
SSP id: 453
dead: Born wild 1919 Dead: 1975-10-27, 56 yrs Reason: accident: fell into dry moat 1927-00-00
1928-00-00
Brookfield Zoo
24 † ♀ EM - Nelly II (Baby)
dead: Born unknown 1925-03-00 Dead: 1941-10-04, 16 yrs Reason: unknown: 1926-04-28
1926-00-00
Leipzig Zoo
25 † ♀ EM - Benga
dead: Born wild 1910-1915 Dead: 1941-10-18, 31 yrs Reason: unknown: 1926-04-28
1926-00-00
Leipzig Zoo
26 † ♀ EM - Tilly
dead: Born wild 1898 Dead: 1938-02-11, 40 yrs Reason: unknown: 1929-04-21
Leipzig Zoo

Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at Leipzig Zoo

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Leipzig Zoo in Germany, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 27 January 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)
2021-02-10 Naing Thein:• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
•  https://www.tv2lorry.dk/frederiksberg/tysk-han-elefant-er-landet-i-koebenhavn
2020-10-17 Maja:• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
•  87-year history of elephants maintenance in Kyiv Zoo, Ukraine, by Kirill Trantin, Kiev Zoo
2020-07-22 Trinh:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2020-07-22 Hoa:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  https://www.bild.de/regional/leipzig/elefant/ruessel-dame-im-leipziger-zoo-wieder-schwanger-54386382.bild.html?wtmc=fb.shr
2020-06-27 Voi Nam:• https://elefanten-fotolexikon.eu/profile/europa/deutschland/leipzig-zoo-leipzig/voi-nam/?fbclid=IwAR0r9gNhWS6X6l420mlqvLPpSYNmklLodYEVKeryDSsnbXMFC6lIAnCGZck
2020-05-26 Minyak (Minjak):• Animals Are My Life, by Lorenz Hagenbeck
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
• Page 77,
Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
• William Buckles Woodcock
2020-05-19 Mekong:• weight (2007, Leipzig): Jan Jakobi, Tiergarten-Forum
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  http://elefanten.wikia.com/wiki/Mekong
•  https://www.zsz.ch/der-neue-bulle-ist-schon-unterwegs-nach-rapperswil-151610711636
2020-05-09 Saida:• Jan Jakobi, Germany
2018-11-15 Pori:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2018-05-06 Calvin (Chanda):• Jaroslav Van��ek
• Ryan Easley, USA
• "Abschied von Calvin, Ankunft eines weiteren Okapibullen", Elephant-News.com, 2009-05-12
2018-05-04 Sahib Fridolin:• height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
• Page 81,
Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
2018-05-04 Delhi:• Daniela Dunger, Leipzig
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
• http://www.tiergarten.com/forum.php?go=view&BeitragsID=863&thema=&subthema=&subsub=
2018-03-18 Gajendra:• Page 9, Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
• Andreas Fries, elephant keeper, Munich Zoo
•  Ryan Easley, USA
•  https://www.hallo-muenchen.de/muenchen/sued/elefantenbulle-gajendra-kehrt-tierpark-hellabrunn-zurueck-8049075.html
2016-01-03 Mafuta:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2013-02-23 Roma I:• Animals Are My Life, by Lorenz Hagenbeck
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• Page 77,
Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
2012-06-16 August:• Page 226, 227 Wilde Tiere frei Haus by Hermann Ruhe  (in german)
• li>
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2012-04-25 Indra (Salvana):• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  http://www.zoochat.com/109/leipzig-zoo-news-2011-a-199049/
2012-04-11 Ziggy (Herman):• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• EEG Magazine nr 7, May 2005, by European Elephant Group
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
• LIFE 22 okt 1971
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
2010-09-25 Surik (Surhak):• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2009-10-31 Fritz:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• EEG Magazine nr 7, May 2005, by European Elephant Group
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
• http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/07/and.html
• https://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=8897242&postID=116775398098279336&pli=1
2009-10-31 Mitzie:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• EEG Magazine nr 7, May 2005, by European Elephant Group
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
• http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2008/07/and.html
• Bring 'em Back Alive: The Best of Frank Buck, by Frank Buck
2009-10-31 Puppe:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
2009-10-30 Topsi:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands

Leipzig Zoo on elephant-news.com

Leipzig Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

DateLinks which opens in new window
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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