Deceased elephants at Kolmarden Zoo in Sweden


This database list 11 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 EEP id: 6701 + Donkey
EM F
38wild
1965
2003-05-26 (38 years after arrival)euthanised Positive tuberculosis trunk-wash test x 1965-00-00
2 EEP id: 8807 + Sandai
EM F
18wild
1985
2003-05-14 (3 years after arrival)euthanised Positive tuberculosis trunk-wash test, delivery problem x 2000-08-23Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)1987
3+ stillborn
EM M
< 1 18captive-born
2003-05-14
2003-05-14 (0 years after arrival)stillborn Tuberculosis?Brahma x Sandai2003-05-14
4 EEP id: 9404 + Brahma
EM M
20wild
1982
2002-09-29 (8 years after arrival)euthanised Positive tuberculosis trunk-wash test x 1994-03-30Mysore Zoo1994
5 EEP id: 8511 + Mida
EM F
27wild
1975
2002-02-11 (17 years after arrival)euthanised Positive tuberculosis trunk-wash test x 1985-02-16Circus Corty Althoff
6 EEP id: 7001 + Putschie (Putscher, Butscha)
EM F
30wild
1971
2001-10-31 (11 years after arrival)euthanised tuberculosis x 1990-05-02Copenhagen Zoo
7 Local id: 3433 + Gipsy (Gypsie)
LA F
12wild
1972
1984-09-14 (11 years after arrival)disease collapsed. Meningitis? x 1973-04-18
8 Local id: 3434 + Nobi (Noby)
LA F
6wild
1972
1978-08-16 (5 years after arrival)disease appendiceal rupture from appendicitis x 1973-04-18
9 Local id: 3435 + Tembo (Tempo)
LA F
2wild
1972
1974-11-27 (1 years after arrival)unknown meningitis? x 1973-04-18
10+ Nobi
EM M
2wild
(-1965 years after arrival)disease died after drinking water in Savanna pond x 1965-00-00
11 EEP id: 201721? + noname
EM
2captive-born
2017-10-03
(-2017 years after arrival) Tonsak x Bua2017-10-03

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Kolmarden Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Kolmarden Zoo in Sweden, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), available online retrieved 5 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=23 (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)
2020-10-12 Mida:
  • Asian Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP, 2011 by Rob Belterman, Martin van Wees

  • Kolmarden Zoo records, Sven Mellgren

  • Dornbusch, Tobias; Elefanten in den Althoff-Circussen, Elefanten-Magazin, Heft 24/2013, https://www.elefanten-schutz-europa.de/Veroeffentlichungen/Magazin/Magazin-21-25/
  • 2018-11-13 Putschie (Putscher, Butscha):
  • Kolmarden Zoo records, Sven Mellgren
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2018-05-10 Brahma:
  • Asian Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP, 2011 by Rob Belterman, Martin van Wees

  • Kolmarden Zoo records, Sven Mellgren
  • 2018-05-10 Sandai:
  • http://www.choboti.cz/en.php?txt=historie_crsr" Elephants from CR and SR (Zoo Usti nad Labem)
  • Peter Schröer, Duisburg Zoo
  • 2018-05-09 Donkey:
  • Jörgen Gustafsson, Sweden

  • Asian Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP, 2011 by Rob Belterman, Martin van Wees

  • Kolmarden Zoo records, Sven Mellgren

  • 2018-05-09 Nobi:
  • Erland Wadsten
  • 2012-07-05 Gipsy (Gypsie):
  • Kolmarden Zoo records, Sven Mellgren
  • 2012-07-05 Nobi (Noby):
  • Kolmarden Zoo records, Sven Mellgren
  • 2012-07-05 Tembo (Tempo):
  • Kolmarden Zoo records, Sven Mellgren
  • 2010-11-10 stillborn:
  • Stefan Aspegren


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