Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Liberec Zoo in Czech Republic

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Gauri  dead elephant
Gauri in 2010.
Gauri in 2010.


EEP nr6707


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Born:* 1964 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2011-06-28
Death reason: euthanised: Serious leg problems
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Liberec Zoo, in Czech Republic

Date of arrival

1967-06-09Liberec Zoo
from Mysore Zoo

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† Gauri is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2011-06-28 at Liberec Zoo, in Czech Republic, . Official death reason described as Serious leg problems.


Gauri was born wild 1964.

Comments / pictures

Infected with elephant smallpox in 1972, but went through it and survived, after apr. one year treatment.
Gauri in Liberec Zoo
Gauri wearing shoes during Elephant Pox infection, 1972.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Gauri, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Liberec Zoo in Czech Republic. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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