Birka
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Birka  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr248

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 34 years old
Origin
Born:* 1967 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2001-05-25
Death reason: euthanised:
Offspring
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 1983-11-23 Targa SSP id: 258

2. Born 1989-08
(dead † 1989-08)
stillborn SSP id: 357

3. Born 1992-05-25 Tommy (Mickey) SSP id: 333
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation, in United States

Date of arrival

1995-00-00Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
from Roman Schmitt Busch Garden

1973-12-00Roman Schmitt Busch Garden
from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Busch Gardens Africa)

Record history
History of updates2009-03-20: Death

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Birka is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2001-05-25 at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation, in United States, .

Offspring


  1. (F) 1983-11-23 Targa SSP id: 258
  2. (M) 1989-08 -- † 1989-08 stillborn SSP id: 357
  3. (M) 1992-05-25 Tommy (Mickey) SSP id: 333

Origin


Birka was born wild 1967.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Birka, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1769. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
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