Deceased elephants at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland


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This database list 15 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 EEP id: 202012? (EEP nr N/A) + Unnamed
EM M
< 1 captive-born
2020-08-19
2020-08-19 killed from another elephantThai x Omysha 2020-08-19
2 EEP id: 8110 + Maxi
EM M
51wild
1969
2020-02-10 (39 years after arrival) euthanised x 1981-09-15 Longleat Safari Park
3 EEP id: 6810 + Druk
EM F
49wild
1967-04-01
2016-05-03 (48 years after arrival) euthanised couldn stand up after she collapsed x 1968-06-24 King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck
4 EEP id: 6811 + Chhukha (Chukkh)
EM F
39
1967-09-01
2006-03-20 (38 years after arrival) euthanised arthritis in legs and hip x 1968-06-24 King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck
5 EEP id: 20002 + Aishu
EM M
3captive-born
2000-06-10
2003-10-15 (3 years after arrival) disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virusMaxi x Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali) 2000-06-10
6 EEP id: 9701 + Xian
EM M
2captive-born
1997-09-08
1999-11-20 (2 years after arrival) disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)Maxi x Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali) 1997-09-08
7 EEP id: 8410 + Komali
EM F
11captive-born
1984-07-27
1995-04-02 (11 years after arrival) euthanised aggressiveMaxi x Ceyla (Ceyla-Himali) 1984-07-27
8+ stillborn
EM
< 1 11captive-born
1993-12-00
1993-12-00 miscarriage after 8 months pregnancyMaxi x Komali 1993-12-00
9 EEP id: 6615 + Thaia
EM F
22wild
1966
1988 (8 years after arrival) euthanised Tuberculosis x 1980-09-08 Copenhagen Zoo
10 EEP id: 8607 + stillborn
EM F
< 1 22captive-born
1986-05-22
1986-05-22 stillborn Veterinarians gave the mother Oxytozin Maxi x Chhukha (Chukkh) 1986-05-22
11 EEP id: 4402 + Valaja (Valaya)
EM F
33wild
1944-06-00
1977-08-24 (29 years after arrival) euthanised x 1948-05-01
12 EEP id: 2903 + Mandjullah
EM F
33wild
1966-12-06 (37 years after arrival) unknown x 1929-09-03
13 EEP id: 3604 + Chang II
EM M
33wild
1947-12-25 (11 years after arrival) euthanised shot x 1936-07-17
14 EEP id: 3205 + Rani
EM F
33wild
1935-10-11 (3 years after arrival) unknown x 1932-06-06 Firma Ruhe
15 EEP id: 202008 + unnnamed
EM F
33captive-born
2020-04-05
killed by mother?Thai x Farha 2020-04-05

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Zurich Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=34 (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)
2020-11-05 Unnamed:• https://www.bluewin.ch/de/news/vermischtes/kleiner-elefant-nach-geburt-verstorben-428226.html
•  https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/elephant-calf-inadvertently-killed-by-herd-in-zurich-zoo/46135982
•  http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=7530
2018-12-07 Xian:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  Gary S. Hayward, Ph D. John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
2018-03-06 Maxi:• Article: "Colchester Zoo - Moto and Toto" at ShowMe Elephants," 09/16/2011
•  http://www.upali.ch (Georges Frei, Switzerland)
• Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
• Zoo, Independent Zoo Enthusiasts Society edited by by Tim Brown and Rob Vaughan
2017-03-09 Aishu:• http://www.upali.ch (Georges Frei, Switzerland)
• Andrea Vonau, Switzerland
2017-03-09 Komali:• http://www.upali.ch (Georges Frei, Switzerland)
• Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
2017-03-08 Druk:• http://www.upali.ch (Georges Frei, Switzerland)
•  http://metro.co.uk/2016/04/21/elephant-hoisted-to-its-feet-by-crane-after-falling-over-while-goofing-around-5830744/
2017-01-16 Chang II:• Kurt Balmer, Switzerland
2009-03-07 stillborn:• http://www.upali.ch (Georges Frei, Switzerland)
• Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

Zurich Zoo on elephant-news.com

Zurich Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

DateLinks which opens in new window
2016-04-21Zurich firemen use crane to haul old elephant to her feet - Elephant News
2014-06-05Zurich zoo opens new 57-million-franc ($63.5-million) facility for elephants - Elephant News
Elefantenpark zoo zürich - Elephant News
Elephant baby farha born in zuerich zoo - Elephant News


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