Meneki at Duisburg Zoo

† Meneki
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 46 years old
Dead date: 1992-01-29
Death reason: anesthesia: arthritis
Location:Duisburg Zoo
ArrivedDuisburg Zoo 1953-05-19
Born:1946 wild
Document updated2010-11-21: alt. death cause
2011-09-01: Text RE
According to EEG, she was euthanaised due to aggressive behaviour. EEP states she was euthanized for medical reason, though for unknown causes after necropsy, and incinerated.

Sources, among others

  • Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Peter Schröer, Duisburg Zoo

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