Meneki
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Duisburg Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Meneki  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 46 years old
Origin
Born:* 1946 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1992-01-29
Death reason: anesthesia: arthritis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Duisburg Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1953-05-19Duisburg Zoo
Record history
History of updates2010-11-21: alt. death cause
2011-09-01: Text RE

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

† Meneki is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1992-01-29 at Duisburg Zoo, in Germany, . Official death reason described as arthritis.

Origin


Meneki was born wild 1946.


Comments / pictures

According to EEG, she was euthanaised due to aggressive behaviour. EEP states she was euthanized for medical reason, though for unknown causes after necropsy, and incinerated.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Meneki, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Duisburg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2165. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Peter Schröer, Duisburg Zoo
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Categories1992 deaths | 1946 births | Elephants from Duisburg Zoo | Germany | Asian elephants


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