Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Kosko at Tierpark Berlin


 ☨ ♀ Kosko  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Origin
Born:* 1956 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1994
Death reason: anesthesia: died during operation: amputation of tail
Locations
Present / last location:Tierpark Berlin, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1958-00-00Tierpark Berlin
from Saigon Zoo (Ho Chi Minh Zoo)

Document updated2021-07-04
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† Kosko is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Tierpark Berlin, in Germany, from anesthesia 1994. Official death reason described as died during operation: amputation of tail. (see detailed list).

Origin


Kosko was born wild 1956.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kosko, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Tierpark Berlin in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2188. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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