Astra at Prospect Park Zoo

† Astra
ID Number:   SSP Number: T2107 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 22 years old
Dead date: 1958-06-00
Death reason: euthanised: shot, aggressive
Location:Prospect Park Zoo
ArrivedProspect Park Zoo 1950-06-00
from Trefflichs Bird and Animal Company (Henry Trefflich)
Trefflichs Bird and Animal Company (Henry Trefflich)
from Prospect Park Zoo
Prospect Park Zoo 1938-00-00
Born:1936 wild
Document updated2007-04-21

The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

Astra was given as a gift from the Department Store "Abraham and Strauss".

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