Rani at Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn)

† Rani
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1951-08-10
Death reason: maternal death:
Location:Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn)
ArrivedMunich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn)
Born: wild
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1951-07-28 -- † 1951-07-28 stillborn (twin), EEP nr: 5103
  2. (F) 1951-08-10 -- † 1951-08-10 stillborn (twin), EEP nr: 5107
Document updated2008-08-28
Rani was the first documented captove elephant who had twins. The first stillbirth was born 28th of July, but Rani died 10th of August, and by the Autopsy another dead baby was found.

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