Deceased elephants at Berlin Zoo in Germany


This database list 56 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 EEP id: 7606 + Iyoti
EM F
45wild
1974-01-06
2019-02-16 (23 years after arrival)unknown x 1996-04-16Hannover Zoo1976
2 EEP id: 6711 + Tanja
EM F
54wild
1964-00-00
2018-10-16 (44 years after arrival)euthanised x 1974-01-08Circus Krone
3 EEP id: 200900 + Ko Raya
EM F
2captive-born
2009-03-15
2011-05-27 (2 years after arrival)disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virusVictor x Pang Pha2009-03-15
4 EEP id: 200509 + Shaina Pali
EM F
6captive-born
2005-06-15
2011-04-05 (6 years after arrival) EEHV - Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virusVictor x Pang Pha2005-06-15
5+ Kiri
EM M
< 1 6captive-born
2000-04-05
2000-12-28 (0 years after arrival)disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)Kiba x Pang Pha2000-04-05
6 SSP id: 277 + Kiba
EM M
11captive-born
1987-12-31
1998-08-30 (1 years after arrival)disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1B)Thai (Thailand) x Methai (Me Thai)1997-11-20Houston Zoo
7+ Benny-Boy (Benjamin Blumchen)
EM M
27wild
1969
1996-08-28 (10 years after arrival)disease poisoning? x 1986-12-04Julius Köllner
8+ Lakshmi
EM F
41wild
1955
1996 (39 years after arrival)disease heart, circulation x 1957-08-08
9+ Mampe (Rada)
EM F
34wild
1951
1985 (28 years after arrival)disease circulation problems x 1957-08-08
10+ Jambo II
LC F
27wild
1955
1982-05-18 (22 years after arrival)unknown circulatory failure x 1960-09-22Hannover Zoo
11+ Carl (Bonyaba)
LA F
11wild
1965
1976-08-00 (9 years after arrival)euthanised leg fracture after fight with Jambo x 1967-00-00Walter Schulz
12+ Shanti
EM F
28wild
1947
1975-06-29 (25 years after arrival)disease sepsis and fracture in pelvis after fights x 1950-00-00Firma Carl Hagenbeck
13+ Salim (Salem)
LA M
23wild
1952
1975 (20 years after arrival)euthanised aggressive x 1955-00-00Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
14+ Mondula
LA F
22wild
1952
1974-09-24 (19 years after arrival)disease Emphysema x 1955-00-00Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
15+ Murikati
LA F
8wild
1965
1973-07-14 (6 years after arrival)disease toxication by Clostridium perfrigens x 1967-00-00Walter Schulz
16+ Yala
LA F
9wild
1964
1973-06-20 (7 years after arrival)disease toxication by Clostridium perfrigens x 1966-00-00Walter Schulz
17+ Merula
LA F
9wild
1973-05-20 (4 years after arrival)disease toxication by Clostridium perfrigens x 1969-00-00Walter Schulz
18+ Jenny III
EM F
45wild
1920
1965-11-10 (6 years after arrival)age x 1959-00-00Circus Williams
19+ Jambo
LA F
45wild
1960-04-10 (2 years after arrival)euthanised stomach problems due to public feeding x 1958-00-00Walter Schulz
20+ Siam
EM M
26wild
1921
1947 (14 years after arrival)disease enteritis x 1933-00-00Circus Krone
21 EEP id: 3702 + Tuzinka
EM F
7captive-born
1937-04-16
1944unknown Jas x Kaska II (Kasia, Katschi)Kaliningrad Zoo
22 EEP id: 3404 + Aida
EM F
20wild
1923
1943-11-22 (8 years after arrival)accident elephant house was bombed x 1935-04-12Hannover Zoo
23 EEP id: 3202 + Wastl
EM M
11captive-born
1932-05-08
1943-11-22 (4 years after arrival)killed shot, after he escaped from the elephant house, after it was bombedBoy x Cora1939-03-21Munich Zoo
24 EEP id: 3803 + Indra
EM F
5captive-born
1938-11-27
1943-11-22 (5 years after arrival)accident elephant house was bombedOmar x Jenny II1938-11-27
25+ Taku II
EM F
5unknown
1943-11-22 (5 years after arrival)accident elephant house was bombed x 1938-00-00Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw)
26+ Birma
EM F
13wild
1930
1943-11-22 (7 years after arrival)accident elephant house was bombed x 1936-00-00Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
27+ Toni III
EM F
38wild
1905
1943-11-22 (11 years after arrival)accident elephant house was bombed x 1932-05-24Munich Zoo
28+ Lindi
LA F
23wild
1920
1943-11-22 (8 years after arrival)accident elephant house was bombed x 1935-00-00
29 EEP id: 2801 + Kalifa II
EM F
11captive-born
1928-09-20
1939 (11 years after arrival)disease foot trauma. iron nails on moat wallHarry x Toni II (Mary)1928-09-20
30 EEP id: 3601 + Orje
EM M
2captive-born
1936-04-08
1938-08-00 (2 years after arrival)disease InfectionOmar x Aida1936-04-08
31+ Korat
EM F
6wild
1932
1938-07-00 (3 years after arrival)unknown x 1935-00-00
32+ Taku
EM F
6wild
1932
1938 (4 years after arrival)unknown x 1934-00-00Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
33+ Carl
LA M
14wild
1921
1935 (11 years after arrival)disease intestinal x 1924-00-00Firma Ruhe
34 EEP id: 00 + Harry
EM M
44wild
1890
1934-07-08 (29 years after arrival)disease sepsis from a tooth fistula? x 1905-06-08Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
35+ Toni II (Mary)
EM F
31wild
1903
1934 (9 years after arrival)accident x 1925-00-00Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
36+ Mampe
LC M
16wild
1917
1933-11-11 (7 years after arrival)unknown x 1926-00-00Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
37+ Mary
LA F
49wild
1875
1924-02-02 (36 years after arrival)unknown x 1888-10-00
38+ Kribi
LC M
7wild
1912
1919 (7 years after arrival)unknown x 1912-00-00
39+ unknown
LC M
7wild
1917-06-23 (3 years after arrival)unknown x 1914-07-28Firma Ruhe
40+ Kalifa (Toni)
EM F
7wild
1909-07-29 (4 years after arrival)unknown x 1905-06-08Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
41+ unknown
LC M
7wild
1907-05-11 (8 years after arrival)unknown x 1899-00-00Hans Dominik
42 EEP id: 0602 + Editha
EM F
< 1 7captive-born
1906-12-18
1907-01-12 (1 years after arrival)disease Anorexia, rejected by mother. Handrearing unsuccesfulHarry x Kalifa (Toni)1906-12-18
43 EEP id: 761 + Omar
EM M
7wild
1903 (22 years after arrival)euthanised hanged because of foot abcess x 1881-04-17London Zoo
44+ unknown
EM F
7wild
1898 (3 years after arrival)unknown x 1895-00-00
45+ unknown
EM M
7wild
1898 (3 years after arrival)unknown x 1895-00-00
46 EEP id: 762 + Rostom (Rustum)
EM M
7wild
1892 (11 years after arrival)unknown x 1881-04-17London Zoo
47+ unknown
EM F
7wild
1892 (4 years after arrival)unknown x 1888-00-00Firma Carl Hagenbeck
48+ Jenny
LA F
17wild
1865
1882 (14 years after arrival)unknown x 1868-00-00Vienna Zoo1865
49+ Boy
EM M
32wild
1847
1879-07-18 (22 years after arrival)euthanised x 1857-07-06Menagerie Liphard
50+ Robert
EM F
32wild
1867 (5 years after arrival)unknown x 1862-00-001862?
51+ unknown
LA
32wild
(-1879 years after arrival)unknown x 1879-00-00Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Neue Pferdemarkt)
52+ unknown
LA
32wild
(-1879 years after arrival)unknown x 1879-00-00Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Neue Pferdemarkt)
53+ Rannie
EM F
32wild
(-1932 years after arrival)unknown x 1932-05-24Munich Zoo
54+ Kutenga
LA F
32wild
1965
(-1967 years after arrival)unknown x 1967-00-00Walter Schulz
55+ Mopani
LA M
32
1972
(-1973 years after arrival)unknown x 1973-09-00Wingst Baby Zoo
56+ Arua
LA F
32wild
1971
(-1974 years after arrival)unknown x 1974-05-30

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Berlin Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Berlin Zoo in Germany, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 13 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=20 (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)
2021-01-29 Harry:
  • Height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum

  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo

  • https://www.yumpu.com/de/document/read/29440962/auswahl-bekannt-gewordener-unfalle-mit-elefanten-in-zoos-und- (EEG)
  • 2021-01-26 Mondula:
  • Elefanten - Mein Leben, by Karl Kock

  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2020-05-19 Jambo II:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo

  • Jan Jakobi, Germany
  • A round-eared elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis Mtsch.) in Berlin Zoo.
    By Wolfgang Gewalt (12. 3. 1966), International Journal of Mammalian Biology V. 31 (1966)
  • 2020-05-08 Taku II:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • Jan Jakobi, Germany 2020
  • 2018-12-09 Ko Raya:
  • Ryan Easley, USA
  • Martijn Fabrie, Netherlands

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4614">Your morning adorable: Baby Asian elephant at the Berlin Zoo, 2009-03-21

  • 2018-12-07 Kiba:
  • Virginia Wycisk

  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pharmacology_molecular_sciences/faculty/bios/haywardg.html'>Gary S. Hayward, Ph D. John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
  • 2018-12-07 Kiri:
  • https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pharmacology_molecular_sciences/faculty/bios/haywardg.html'>Gary S. Hayward, Ph D. John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
  • 2018-10-17 Tanja:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo

  • https://www.zoo-berlin.de/de/aktuelles/news/artikel/machs-gut-grosse

  • https://www.berliner-zeitung.de/berlin/trauer-um-tanja-aeltester-elefant-im-berliner-zoo-ist-tot-31452394?dmcid=sm_fb
  • 2018-05-10 Iyoti:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo

  • https://elefanten-fotolexikon.eu/profile/europa/duitsland/berlin-zoologischer-garten-berlin/iyoti/
  • 2018-05-09 Wastl:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2018-03-14 Mopani:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo

  • Torben Klöfkorn, Zoo in der Wingst
  • 2013-04-16 Siam:
  • Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2012-08-28 Toni II (Mary):
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2012-06-16 Kalifa II:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2012-06-16 Orje:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2012-06-13 Editha:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2012-05-29 Omar:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • http://www.amazon.com/dp/0952709902?tag=elephantconsulta&camp=14573&creative=327641&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=0952709902&adid=036H16M3HWMS9APTYVD6&">London Zoo from old photographs, by John C. Edwards 1996, pp. 83
  • 2012-05-29 Rostom (Rustum):
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • http://www.amazon.com/dp/0952709902?tag=elephantconsulta&camp=14573&creative=327641&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=0952709902&adid=036H16M3HWMS9APTYVD6&">London Zoo from old photographs, by John C. Edwards 1996, pp. 83
  • 2012-04-19 Shanti:
  • Animals Are My Life, by Lorenz Hagenbeck

  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2012-02-29 Boy:
  • height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum

  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2011-06-18 Tuzinka:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Olga Dabrowska, Poznan Zoo, Poland
  • 2010-11-21 Benny-Boy (Benjamin Blumchen):
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • import year: Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2010-09-23 Salim (Salem):
  • Elefanten - Mein Leben, by Karl Kock
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • http://beeldbank.nationaalarchief.nl/na:col1:dat137165
  • http://beeldbank.nationaalarchief.nl/na:col1:dat137166
  • 2010-08-10 Mampe (Rada):
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2010-04-15 unknown:
  • http://www.amazon.de/gp/search?ie=UTF8&keywords=B0000BN2KJ&tag=elefantkonsult&index=blended&linkCode=ur2&camp=1638&creative=6742">Wilde Tiere frei Haus by Hermann Ruhe  (in german)
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2010-03-16 Kalifa (Toni):
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • page 13, Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2009-11-09 Robert:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2009-11-09 unknown:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2009-11-09 unknown:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2009-11-08 Jenny:
  • p 84, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • p 12, Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2009-11-07 unknown:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-28 Indra:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2008-08-21 Lakshmi:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-21 Rannie:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-21 Toni III:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-21 Taku:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-21 Korat:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-21 Lindi:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-21 unknown:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-21 Jenny III:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-21 Jambo:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-21 Yala:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-21 Kutenga:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-21 Murikati:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-21 Carl (Bonyaba):
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-21 Merula:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-08-21 Arua:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-06-23 Kribi:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-06-23 unknown:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-06-23 Carl:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-06-23 Mampe:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-06-22 unknown:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • 2008-06-22 Mary:
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo


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