Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Limba at Bowmanville Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Limba  


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
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
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† 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).


Limba was born wild 1964.

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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 (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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