Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Danka at Alexandria Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Danka  

Identification

EEP nr7005

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 30 years old

People killed:1: 1995: elephant keeper Uwe Rothe
Origin
Born:* 1966 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1969
Death
Dead: 1996-04-00
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Alexandria Zoo, in Egypt

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1996-03-12Alexandria Zoo
from Munster Zoo
Munster Zoo 1995-03-17
from Saarbrücken Zoo

Document updated2010-09-24: tranfers, death
2010-09-25: changed arrival, Saarbrucken from previous stated 1967-09-00, death year
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Description

† Danka is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Alexandria Zoo, in Egypt, 1996-04-00. (see detailed list).

Origin


Danka was born wild 1966, captured 1969 .


Comments / pictures

1995-02: Killed the elephant headkeeper Uwe Rothe, by headbutting him against a wall



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Danka, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Alexandria Zoo in Egypt. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3480. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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