Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Limba at Bowmanville Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Limba  

Identification

SSP nr300

Description

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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Bowmanville 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)

Document updated2013-12-03: dead
2018-03-02: link to Elefanten-Fotolexikon (Petra Prager) submitted
Random literature
Description

† Limba is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Bowmanville Zoo, in Canada, from euthanised 2013-12-03. Official death reason described as Cancer. (see detailed list).

Origin


Limba was born wild 1964.


Comments / pictures

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



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Limba, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Bowmanville Zoo in Canada. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=649. (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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