Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Bowmanville Zoo in Canada

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Limba  dead elephant


SSP nr300


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Born:* 1964 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2013-12-03
Death reason: euthanised: Cancer
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Bowmanville Zoo, in Canada

Date of arrival

Bowmanville Zoo
from Cirque Estival

Cirque Estival
from Bowmanville Zoo

Bowmanville Zoo
from Manitoba Assiniboine Park Zoo

Manitoba Assiniboine Park Zoo
from Bowmanville Zoo

1985-00-00Bowmanville Zoo
from St-Félicien Zoo Sauvage (La Société zoologique)

Record history
History of updates2021-09-10

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Limba is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2013-12-03 at Bowmanville Zoo, in Canada, . Official death reason described as Cancer.


Limba was born wild 1964.

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2013-12-03: At 12:34am this morning Limba was humanely euthanized.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Limba, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Bowmanville Zoo in Canada. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Filipe von Gilsa
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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