Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sonja at Magdeburg Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Sonja  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 15 years old
Origin
Born:* 1956 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1971-07-30
Death reason: disease: elephant smallpox
Locations
Present / last location:Magdeburg Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1960-10-07Magdeburg Zoo
from George Munro

Document updated2009-10-16: Birth, Death
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Description

† Sonja is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Magdeburg Zoo, in Germany, from disease 1971-07-30. Official death reason described as elephant smallpox. (see detailed list).

Origin


Sonja was born wild 1956.


Comments / pictures

Sonja arrived directly from Assam.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sonja, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Magdeburg Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2217. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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