Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Augsburg Zoo in Germany

♀ Targa


EEP nr8711


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 67 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1955 wild
Birth place: in India unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Augsburg Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1987-11-04Augsburg Zoo
from Osnabruck Zoo

1961-04-27Osnabruck Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

1961-00-00Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Port of Hamburg

1961-00-00Port of Hamburg
from India unspecified port

India unspecified port
from India unspecified location

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History of updates2020-09-27

Latest document update2022-06-20 06:25:06
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Targa is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Augsburg Zoo, in Germany.

Targa arrived in 1987-11-04 to the Augsburg Zoo, relocated from the Osnabruck Zoo, in Germany.

Targa lives together with 2 other elephants at the Augsburg Zoo:
  1. Frosja born 1980-00-00
  2. Louise born 1973

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Targa was born wild 1955 at India unspecified location.

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

8711 F ~ 1955 WILD WILD WILD ~ 1955 NONE Capture Targa
OSNABRUCK 27 Apr 1961 264 Transfer
AUGSBURG 4 Nov 1987 8786 Transfer

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Targa, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Augsburg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 October 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=17. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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