Surik (Surhak) at Hrodna Zoo

† Surik (Surhak)
ID Number:EEP Number: 5708 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 45 years old
Dead date: 2002-04-27
Death reason: unknown:
People killed:1
Location:Hrodna Zoo
ArrivedHrodna Zoo 1965-08-31 from Leipzig Zoo
Leipzig Zoo 1959-05-23
from Hannover Zoo
Hannover Zoo 1958-12-31
from Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe)
Born:1957 unknown India
Document updated2010-09-25: 
1998-09: Surik suddenly attacked the 42-year-old elephantkeeper who was bringing him his lunch. The keeper died from her injuries, the zoo official said.

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