Venta an Asian elephant at Kazan Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Venta  


EEP nr7204


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 34 years old
Born:* 1959 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1993-12-05
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Kazan Zoo, in Russian Federation

Date of Arrival
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1963-00-00Kazan Zoo

Document updated2020-10-17
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† Venta is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Kazan Zoo, in Russian Federation, of from unknown reasons in 1993-12-05. (see detailed list).


Venta was born wild 1959.

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Contradictory records:
EEG states Venta was born 1952, arrived in Riga Zoo apr 1952 and apr 1972 in Kazan.
But according to Daiga Leimane Riga Zoo its questionable wether this elephant ever was in Riga Zoo, and the EEP studbook only mention that Venta arrived in Kazan 1963, and was born in 1959.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Venta, an Asian elephant at Kazan Zoo in Russian Federation. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 May 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 167, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Daiga Leimane, Educator, Riga National Zoological Garden, Latvia


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