Pepita
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Zoolandia in Finland

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Pepita  dead elephant
Pepita (with Kalle Nyman?)
Pepita (with Kalle Nyman?)

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 45 years old
Origin
Born:* 1950 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1953?
Death
Dead: 1995
Death reason: disease: Uterus Cancer
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Zoolandia, in Finland

Date of arrival

1990-00-00Zoolandia
from Suomen Tivoli

Record history
History of updates2020-10-14: picture, arrival year for import

Latest document update2021-01-18 10:16:05
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Biography

† Pepita is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1995 at Zoolandia, in Finland, . Official death reason described as Uterus Cancer.

Origin


Pepita was born wild 1950. and imported 1953?


Comments / pictures

Peptita is said to have arrived in 1953 (imported 1953?) and trained first by Kalle Nyman 1958-1967, and she was trained by Pertti Sariola from 1967.

Pepita came 1990 to Zoolandia, from Suomen Tivoli in Finland. In Zoolandia was already the african elephant Vanni (later sold to Nikolaiev Zoo). The two females were nighttime separated in two boxes, wearing no chains, and was daytime kept together free. Pepita died 1995 in Uterus Cancer.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Pepita, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Zoolandia in Finland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 June 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=100. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1995 deaths | 1950 births | 1953 imports | Elephants from Zoolandia | Finland | Asian elephants


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