Limba an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Bowmanville Zoo

☨ Limba
ID Number:   SSP Number: 300 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Dead date: 2013-12-03
Death reason: euthanised: Cancer
Location:Bowmanville Zoo
ArrivalBowmanville Zoo from Cirque Estival
Cirque Estival
from Bowmanville Zoo
Bowmanville Zoo
from Manitoba Assiniboine Park Zoo
Manitoba Assiniboine Park Zoo
from Bowmanville Zoo
Bowmanville Zoo 1985-00-00
from St-Félicien Zoo Sauvage (La Société zoologique)
Born:* 1964 wild
Document updated2013-12-03: dead
2018-03-02: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
2013-12-03: At 12:34am this morning Limba was humanely euthanized.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Limba, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Bowmanville Zoo in Canada. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2020 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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