Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Kumara at Chester Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Kumara  

Identification

EEP nr8901

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 35 years old

People killed:1
Origin
Born:* 1966 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2001-10-08
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations
Present / last location:Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1989-05-02Chester Zoo
from Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

Document updated2010-09-23: 
2010-12-19: Previous locations, Death, EEP, Mankiller RE
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Description

† Kumara is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom, from euthanised 2001-10-08. (see detailed list).

Origin


Kumara was born wild 1966.


Comments / pictures

2000-02 : Attacked and killed senior elephantkeeper Richard Hughes



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kumara, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Chester Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1601. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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