Deceased elephants at Dresden Zoo in Germany


This database list 17 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 EEP id: 6004 + Schöpfi
EM F
52wild
1958
2010-02-03 (50 years after arrival)disease foot problem, osteomyelitis x 1960-10-07Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)1960
2+ Konga
LA F
52wild
1991euthanised elephant smallpox x
3+ Bombay
EM F
30wild
1960
1990-08-01 (27 years after arrival)disease elephant smallpox x 1963-06-07George Munro
4+ Safari
EM F
50wild
1926
1976-02-12 (20 years after arrival)age x 1956-05-31Zoo Circus
5 EEP id: 6309 + Star
EM F
2wild
1961
1963-06-08 (0 years after arrival)unknown x 1963-06-07George Munro
6 EEP id: 4401 + Carla
EM F
18captive-born
1944-08-10
1962-04-22 (11 years after arrival)euthanised mechanical abnormality in the feetPiccolo (Picolo) x Birma II1951-07-02Ruhr Zoo, Gelsenkirchen
7+ Birka
EM F
41wild
1916
1957-02-09 (1 years after arrival)unknown x 1956-05-31Zoo Circus
8+ Odette
EM F
41wild
1945-02-14 (3 years after arrival)unknown x 1942-11-16Circus Sarrasani
9+ Lacksemie (Lakshmi)
EM F
41wild
1945-02-14unknown x Wuppertal Zoo
10+ Birma
EM F
41wild
1944-01-08 (20 years after arrival)unknown x 1924-05-31
11+ Mucki
EM F
23wild
1919
1942-07-26 (0 years after arrival)unknown x 1942-04-00
12+ Nanga
EM F
9wild
1933
1942-07-24 (9 years after arrival)unknown x 1933-09-00
13+ Jumbo
LA M
9wild
1940 (15 years after arrival)disease tuberculosis x 1925-00-00
14+ Paul
EM M
18wild
1906
1924-01-27 (13 years after arrival)euthanised aggressive x 1911-09-00Naples Zoo (Giardino Zoologico di Napoli)
15+ Mary
EM F
< 1 18wild
1911
1911-09-00 (0 years after arrival)unknown x 1911-09-00
16+ Lilly (Lilli)
EM F
51wild
1860
1911-05-00 (48 years after arrival)disease pneumonia x 1863-07-08Firma Carl Hagenbeck
17+ Unknown
LA F
51wild
(0 years after arrival)unknown x

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Dresden Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Dresden Zoo in Germany, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), available online retrieved 27 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=33 (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)
2018-05-10 Schöpfi:
  • Jörg Burger, head elephantkeeper, Dresden Zoo
  • Winfried Gensch, Dresden Zoo
  • http://www.asianelephant.net/" Jonas Livet, France


  • 2012-04-20 Safari:
  • Animals Are My Life, by Lorenz Hagenbeck


  • http://www.asianelephant.net/" Jonas Livet, France
  • Birth year: Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2010-11-21 Bombay:
  • Birth year: Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • http://www.asianelephant.net/" Jonas Livet, France
  • http://www.tiergarten.com/forum.php?go=view&BeitragsID=863&thema=&subthema=&subsub=
  • 2009-11-29 Paul:
  • http://www.asianelephant.net/" Jonas Livet, France
  • Survey 2006 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Alexander Haufellner, Fred Kurt, Jürgen Schilfarth, Georg Schweiger
  • 2009-11-11 Carla:
  • Page 93, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2009-11-07 Lilly (Lilli):
  • http://www.asianelephant.net/" Jonas Livet, France
  • Michael Mettler, http://www.tiergarten.com/forum.php?go=view&BeitragsID=1815&thema=Tiergruppen&subthema=Dickhäuter&subsub
  • http://www.elbtal.com/dresden/zoo/geschichte/geschichte.html
  • 2009-09-10 Star:
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1450584365">Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • http://www.tiergarten.com/forum.php?go=view&BeitragsID=863&thema=&subthema=&subsub=
  • 2008-12-23 Jumbo:
  • page 109, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • http://www.elbtal.com/dresden/zoo/geschichte/geschichte.html">Die Geschichte vom Zoo Dresden
  • 2008-12-14 Mary:
  • http://www.asianelephant.net/" Jonas Livet, France
  • 2008-12-14 Birma:
  • http://www.asianelephant.net/" Jonas Livet, France
  • 2008-12-14 Nanga:
  • http://www.asianelephant.net/" Jonas Livet, France
  • 2008-12-14 Mucki:
  • http://www.asianelephant.net/" Jonas Livet, France
  • 2008-12-14 Odette:
  • http://www.asianelephant.net/" Jonas Livet, France
  • 2008-12-14 Lacksemie (Lakshmi):
  • http://www.asianelephant.net/" Jonas Livet, France
  • 2008-12-14 Birka:
  • http://www.asianelephant.net/" Jonas Livet, France

  • Dresden Zoo on elephant-news.com

    Dresden Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

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    2006-02-11Joy over over elephant birth in dresden zoo - Elephant News
    2007-01-03Dresden zoo baby elephant eats christmas trees - Elephant News
    2008-06-16How islam came to germany - Elephant News
    2009-01-16Friday cute pic: baby elephant eating a christmas tree - Elephant News
    2009-01-27Opal the elephant is pregnant - Elephant News


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