Pequenta (Pequena, Petita)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm in Spain

♀ Pequenta (Pequena, Petita)
Pepita in Vergel safari park, with elephant keeper Angel Mora.
Pepita in Vergel safari park, with elephant keeper Angel Mora.

Identification

EEP nr7503

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 1972 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1975
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm, in Spain

Date of arrival

2004-08-00Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm
from Vergel Safari Park

2002-09-03Vergel Safari Park
from Barcelona Zoo (Park Zoologic de Barcelona)

Record history
History of updates2011-11-08: 
2018-07-01: link to EleWiki submitted

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Pequenta (Pequena, Petita) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm, in Spain.

Pequenta (Pequena, Petita) arrived in 2004-08-00 to the Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm, relocated from the Vergel Safari Park, in Spain.

Pequenta (Pequena, Petita) lives together with 3 other elephants at the Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm:
  1. Kaiso born 1982-03-09
  2. La Grande born 1982-11-28
  3. Momo (Maman) born 1985


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Pequenta (Pequena, Petita) was born wild 1972, captured 1975 .

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Pequenta (Pequena, Petita), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm in Spain. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1377. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1972 births | EEP | 1975 captures | Elephants from Terra Natura theme park, Benidorm | Spain | Asian elephants


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