Deceased elephants at Erfurt Zoo in Germany


This database list 9 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 EEP id: 20007 + Akili
LA F
12captive-born
2001-05-02
2013-12-13 (0 years after arrival)euthanised collapsed during the nightNdume x Simba2013-10-16Sigean Zoo
2+ Marina
LA F
46wild
1957
2003-07-30 (43 years after arrival)age x 1960-07-28Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center
3+ Bombay
EM F
15wild
1967
1982 (12 years after arrival)disease food poisining x 1970-00-00
4+ Carla
EM F
54wild
1925
1979 (16 years after arrival)age x 1963-00-00Circus Busch-Nürnberg (Jakob Busch)
5+ Sita
EM F
9wild
1968
1977 (7 years after arrival)disease circulatory failure x 1970-00-00
6+ Kandy (Kendy)
EM F
29wild
1946
1975disease food poisining x Circus Aeros
7+ Assam
EM M
10wild
1960
1970-05-14 (8 years after arrival)euthanised aggressive, shot x 1962-02-23George Munro
8+ Jenny
EM F
50wild
1915
1965 (2 years after arrival)age x 1963-00-00Circus Busch-Nürnberg (Jakob Busch)
9+ Olympia
EM F
34wild
1930
1964 (1 years after arrival)accident broke the neck after being pushed into the drymoat x 1963-00-00Circus Busch-Nürnberg (Jakob Busch)

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Erfurt Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Erfurt Zoo in Germany, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 22 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=22 (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)
2013-12-17 Akili:
  • http://www.sueddeutsche.de/panorama/erfurter-zoo-trauer-um-elefantendame-1.1843764
  • 2010-11-21 Assam:
  • Birth year: Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • http://www.tiergarten.com/forum.php?go=view&BeitragsID=863&thema=&subthema=&subsub=
  • 2010-11-21 Jenny:
  • Birth and death year: Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Page 117-123, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • 2010-11-21 Olympia:
  • Birth and death year: Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Page 117-123, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • 2010-11-21 Carla:
  • Birth abd death year: Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Page 117-123, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • 2010-11-21 Kandy (Kendy):
  • Birth and death year, death cause: Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Page 192, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • 2010-11-21 Bombay:
  • Page 107, Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2010-11-21 Sita:
  • Page 107, Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2009-05-18 Marina:
  • Dr. Norbert Neuschulz (director of Thueringer Zoopark in Erfurt 1990-2007) through Mrs Gudrun Koball from Erfurt

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    2006-01-02Day in pictures - Elephant News


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