Rani at Neunkirchen Zoo

ID Number:EEP Number: 7101 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Location:Neunkirchen Zoo
ArrivedNeunkirchen Zoo 2010-04-29
from Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm
Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm 2006-07-00
from Port Lympne Zoo
Port Lympne Zoo 1994-12-21
from Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo 1994-04-18
from Port Lympne Zoo
Port Lympne Zoo 1977-06-01
from Howletts Wild Animal Park
Howletts Wild Animal Park 1971-01-01
from Sonepur Mela Haathi Bazaar (Harihar Kshetra Mela)
Born:1969 wild India
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1987-12-08 -- † 1987-12-08 stillborn, EEP nr: 8713
Document updated2009-07-07: sex

2009-09-15: country origin

2010-05-01: transfer Neunkirchen
2018-06-02: link to EleWiki submitted
In his book The Best of Friends, John Aspinall writes that all asian elephants, except Assam, were bought at the Sonepur market in India.

Sources, among others

  • The Best of Friends by John Aspinall

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