Rani at Neunkirchen Zoo

Rani
ID Number:EEP Number: 7101 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Management:unknown
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
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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