Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
India at Lodz Zoo

 ☨ ♀ India  


EEP nr6307


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Born:* 1961 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1963
Dead: 2008-05-26
Death reason: euthanised: foot problemss
Present / last location:Lodz Zoo, in Poland

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1963-05-04Lodz Zoo
from George Munro

Document updated2011-12-20: update birth, transfer, prev location
2012-07-01: merged with previous 5604
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† India is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Lodz Zoo, in Poland, from euthanised 2008-05-26. Official death reason described as foot problemss. (see detailed list).


India was born wild 1961, captured 1963 .

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Contradictory records:
EEG state birth 1958/59, and arrival in Lodz april 1963.

Records about India from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant India:

6307 F ~ Nov 1961 WILD WILD WILD ~ 1963 NONE Capture Parent India
MUNRO G ~ Jan 1963 NONE Transfer
LODZ 4 May 1963 1155 Transfer

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). India, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Lodz Zoo in Poland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 July 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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