Dinah an Asian elephant at Copenhagen Zoo



 ☨ ♀ Dinah  
Dina in Copenhagen 1978. Photo © Erland Axel Wadsten, Stockholm, Sweden.
Dina in Copenhagen 1978. Photo © Erland Axel Wadsten, Stockholm, Sweden.

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 7007
Origin
Born:* 1946 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1947
Death
Dead date: 1984-06-06
Death reason: disease: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
Locations
Present / last location:Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark

Date of Arrival

1970-07-08Copenhagen Zoo
from Kolmarden Zoo
Kolmarden Zoo 1967-00-00
from Circus Julinek
Circus Julinek 1964-00-00
from Circus Caravan
Circus Caravan 1964-05-12
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour 1963-08-24
from Circus Chipperfield

Document updated2011-12-12: pictures
2012-09-16: merged with 7493
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Description

† Dinah is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Copenhagen Zoo, in Denmark, disease in 1984-06-06, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?(see detailed list).

Origin


Dinah was born wild 1946. and imported 1947


Comments / pictures

Records about Dinah from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Dinah:

7007 F ~ 1946 WILD WILD WILD ???? NONE Capture Parent Dinah
COPENHAGE 8 Jul 1970 100097 Transfer
6 Jun 1984 Death
[Death by: Euthanasia (medical) ı Rendered ı Generalized ı Mechanical abnormality]

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online




Dina in Copenhagen 1978, riding is zookeeper Erland Wadsten från Skansen, Stockholm.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Dinah, an Asian at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1186. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Hans Romlund, Give, Denmark.
  • Erland Axel Wadsten, Stockholm, Sweden.

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