Thura an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Leipzig Zoo

☨ Thura
ID Number:EEP Number: 8706 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 45 years old
Dead date: 2019-11-26
Death reason: maternal death: An autopsy made it clear, that Thura was unexpectadly pregnant with twins, of which one of the featus ruptured the Uterus, causing a lethal infection.
Location:Leipzig Zoo
ArrivalLeipzig Zoo 2014-09-02
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) 1987-04-15
from Walter Sensen Zoo-Agentur
Born:* 1974-00-00 wild
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1992-03-23 Ratna, EEP nr: 9203
  2. (M) 1995-12-25 -- † 2000-12-30 Tharun
  3. (M) 2001-11-09 -- † 2001-11-09 noname
  4. (M) 2004-11-26 Thai, EEP nr: 200408
  5. (F) 2009-07-03 Rani, EEP nr: 200909
  6. () 2016-01-28 -- † 2016-01-28 miscarriage, EEP nr: 2016xx?
  7. (unknown) 2018-03-00 -- † 2018-03-00 aborted, EEP nr: 2018xx
Document updated2009-08-04:�removing pregnant status
2016-01-03: transfer

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Thura, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=505. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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