Rostom (Rustum) at Berlin Zoo

† Rostom (Rustum)
ID Number:EEP Number: 762 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1892
Death reason: unknown:
People killed:1
Location:Berlin Zoo
ArrivedBerlin Zoo 1881-04-17 from London Zoo
London Zoo 1876-05-17
from Unknown
Unknown 1876-01-00
Born: wild India
Document updated2011-12-09: mankiller
2012-05-29: eep records, nr
Gift from Edward VII of England
1879: At Easter 1879, Rostom trampled on Mr Goss, the 72-year-old parrot keeper who, having his leg amputated, died three weeks later.
1883: In Berlin, Rostom killed the zookeeper Mr Kruger.

Contradictory records:
EEP state arrival in Berlin 1882-04-06

Records about Rostom (Rustum) from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Rostom (Rustum):

762 M ???? UNK UNK PUBLIC ~ Jan 1876 NONE Transfer ROSTOM
LONDON RP 17 May 1876 939 Loan to
BERLINZOO 6 Apr 1882 NONE ltf Transfer

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

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