Deceased elephants at Basel Zoo in Switzerland


This database list 15 dead elephants

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival locationImport
1+ ♀ LA Malayka (Malajka) EEP id: 7101 47Born: wild 1971 x Dead:2018-01-03 (34 years after arrival), euthanised collapsed1984-11-30 Circus Knie
2+ ♀ LA Ruaha EEP id: 5101 59Born: wild 1951 x Dead:2010-07-29 (54 years after arrival), age 1956-11-01 Circus Knie1952
3+ ⚪ LA stillborn? < 1 59Born: captive-born 2004-10-04Calimero x Heri Dead:2004-10-04, unknown 2004-10-04
4+ ♀ LA Mahari EEP id: 7701 22Born: wild 1977 x Dead:1999-02-19 (11 years after arrival), unknown 1988-08-24 Hannover Zoo
5+ ♀ LA Beira EEP id: 5001 48Born: wild 1950 x Dead:1998-05-28 (46 years after arrival), unknown arthrosis1952-11-04 Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
6+ ♂ LA Kenny EEP id: 6904 31Born: wild 1967 x Dead:1998-05-19 (14 years after arrival), disease joint/hind leg problem1984-08-02 Hannover Zoo
7+ ♀ LA stillborn < 1 31Born: captive-born 1992-03-20Kenny x Malayka (Malajka) Dead:1992-03-20, stillborn 1992-03-20
8+ ♀ LA Idunda 37Born: wild 1951 x Dead:1988-01-16 (32 years after arrival), disease Salmonella infection1956-00-00 Circus Knie1952
9+ ♀ EM Giulia 25Born: wild 1959 x Dead:1984 (23 years after arrival), unknown 1961-00-00
10+ ♀ LA Ota 16Born: captive-born 1966-01-13Omari x Idunda Dead:1982-11-30 (10 years after arrival), euthanised agressive1972-00-00
11+ ♂ LA Katoto 21Born: wild 1951 x Dead:1972 (16 years after arrival), euthanised aggressive1956-00-00 Circus Knie1952
12+ ♂ LA Omari 14Born: wild 1951 x Dead:1965 (9 years after arrival), euthanised aggressive1956-00-00 Circus Knie1952
13+ ♀ EM Mary 14Born: x Dead:1947-11-26 (19 years after arrival), 1928-07-17
14+ ♀ EM Miss Jenny 14Born: x Dead:1928-03-05 (9 years after arrival), euthanised shot1919-07-09 Circus Krone
15+ ♀ EM Miss Kumbuk 14Born: wild x Dead:1917-08-18 (31 years after arrival), unknown 1886-04-30

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Basel Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Basel Zoo in Switzerland, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 16 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=8 (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)
2018-03-02 Malayka (Malajka):• African Elephant Europe Regional EEP Studbook Dec. 31, 2012 by Harald M. Schwammer, Sabine Fruehwirth
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
•  https://www.zoobasel.ch/de/aktuell/detail.php?NEWSID=1092
2017-03-09 Ruaha:• Page 158-64,
Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2017-03-08 Kenny:• height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2017-03-08 Mahari:• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
• Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
• Peter Stolk
2017-01-19 Miss Jenny:• Jonas Livet, France
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  http://www.orchifant.de/34.html
•  Kurt Balmer
2013-04-28 Ota:• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2013-04-28 Miss Kumbuk:• Jonas Livet, France
•  http://www.orchifant.de/34.html
2013-04-28 Mary:• Jonas Livet, France
2012-03-07 Beira:• Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• ISIS SPARKS list
2012-03-06 Omari:• Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland.
•  Page 158-64,
Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2012-03-06 Idunda:• Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland.
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• Page 158-64,
Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2012-03-06 Katoto:• Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland.
•  Page 158-64,
Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
2009-03-07 stillborn:• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling

Basel Zoo on elephant-news.com

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