Samba at Unknown

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Samba at Unknown

This photo was taken in May 1967 and probably Sandra/Samba?, who is standing in the front of the smaller, younger elephant, which is probably Donkey.Photo: Erland Wadsten, 1967
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Management:Free contact
from Zoocentrum Moskwa (Objed)
Zoocentrum Moskwa (Objed)
from Kolmarden Zoo (Kolmardens djurpark)
Kolmarden Zoo (Kolmardens djurpark) 1965-00-00
Document updated2012-09-16: new record
Location Zoo Objed not confirmed.

Arrived in Kolmarden around 1965-1967.

According to Ingvar Nylund sold to Russia, and Objed is the most likely destination. This must have been between 1967 and 1969.

Sources, among others

  • Erland Wadsten, Skansen, Stockholm.
  • Ingvar Nylund, Stockholm.

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