Benga at Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

† Benga
ID Number:EEP Number: 8407 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 33 years old
Dead date: 1999-07-15
Death reason: disease: Bacterial infection
Location:Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
ArrivedCarl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)
Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) 1985-05-00
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) 1984-05-27
from Circus Kendler
Born:1966 wild
Capture: 1970,
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1981-07-00 Baby
  2. (M) 1996-01-09 -- † 1996-01-09 stillborn
Document updated2008-08-28
Benga was sent to Rotterdam in the eighties for cover, which was unsuccesful.

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