Astra
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Leipzig Zoo in Germany

♀ Astra
Astra. Tierpark Berlin 2008. Photo: © Petra Prager
Astra. Tierpark Berlin 2008. Photo: © Petra Prager

Identification

EEP nr8507

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1980-00-00 unknown
Birth place: in Vietnam unspecified location
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

2020-09-25Leipzig Zoo
from Tierpark Berlin

1988-06-09Tierpark Berlin
from Moscow Zoo

1985-01-22Moscow Zoo
from Vietnam unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2009-03-25: Image
2018-03-13: link to EleWiki submitted
2020-09-25: relocated to Leipzig

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Location


Astra is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Leipzig Zoo, in Germany.

Astra arrived in 2020-09-25 to the Leipzig Zoo, relocated from the Tierpark Berlin, in Germany.

Astra lives together with 7 other elephants at the Leipzig Zoo:
  1. Don Chung born 1982-11-00
  2. Edgar born 2016-01-01
  3. Kewa born 1983-00-00
  4. Pantha born 2012-06-01
  5. Rani born 2009-07-03
  6. Thuza born 2008-12-13
  7. Voi Nam born 2002-04-05


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Astra was born unknown 1980-00-00 at Vietnam unspecified location.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Astra, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=477. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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