Relocated elephants from Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo in Australia


Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo had previously 2 elephants relocated to new location.

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival
Departure
Present locationImport
1 † ♀ EM - Boonga
dead: Born unknown 1928? Dead: 1954-07-12?, 26 yrs Reason: trauma: died during a a big storm 1953-03-23
1953-07-01
Bullen's Circus 1953
2 ♂ EM - Luk Chai
ASMP id: 69
PC: Born captive-born 2009-07-04 2015-04-30
2020-12-03
Melbourne Zoo

Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo in Australia, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2024), available online retrieved 23 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=76 (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)
2018-04-21 Luk Chai:• http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/07/27/2637431.htm
•  Glenn Sullivan, Dubbo, Australia
2012-03-11 Boonga:• Gavan Donoghue, Australia

Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo on elephant-news.com

Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

DateLinks which opens in new window
2020-08-14Killer elephant owners regret zoo transfer - Elephant News
2016-11-26Taronga western plains zoo: first asian elephant calf named ‘sabai’ after competition held for public to find best name - Elephant News
2014-02-27'basil fawlty' to open accommodation - Elephant News
2013-11-20Dubbo's western plans zoo plans for arrival of asian elephant bulls pathi harn, luk chai and gung from sydney's taronga zoo - Elephant News
2010-10-23Elephant in fatal attack on australian - Elephant News
2010-10-04Australia's oldest african elephant dies - Elephant News


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