La Petite
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel

♀ La Petite

Identification

EEP nr8520

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Management:Free contact

People killed:1: elephantkeeper Darren Cockrill, Port Lympne Zoo, 2000
Origin
Born:* 1985-00-00 unknown
Birth place: in Myanmar unspecified location
Imported:1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink
Freight:By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 2002-08-00
(dead † 2002-08-00)
killed

2. Born 2006-03-11 La Belle EEP id: 200604

3. Born 2013-10-02 Lalana EEP id: 201313

4. Born 2020-03-18 Philo EEP id: 202006
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel

Date of arrival

2001-01-07Ramat Gan Zoo
from Port Lympne Zoo

1999-10-30Port Lympne Zoo
from Gänserndorf Safari Park

1998-03-01Gänserndorf Safari Park
from St. Vrain Safaripark

1990-00-00St. Vrain Safaripark
from Soest Zoo

1990-00-00Soest Zoo
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)

1990-00-00Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo) 1990-00-00
from E.A.G. van den Brink

E.A.G. van den Brink
from Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE)

Record history
History of updates2011-02-14: Mankiller RE
2018-03-01: link to EleWiki submitted
2018-04-08: prev location
2018-05-10: import records
2021-09-16: Importer van den Brink

Latest document update2021-09-16 19:01:33
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Biography

Location


La Petite is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Ramat Gan Zoo, in Israel.

La Petite arrived in 2001-01-07 to the Ramat Gan Zoo, relocated from the Port Lympne Zoo, in United Kingdom.

La Petite lives together with 9 other elephants at the Ramat Gan Zoo:
  1. Aviva born 1969
  2. Bahati born 1961
  3. La Belle born 2006-03-11
  4. Lalana born 2013-10-02
  5. Latangi born 2013-08-02
  6. Motek born 1960
  7. Philo born 2020-03-18
  8. Warda born 1958
  9. Yossi born 1974-08-11


See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Offspring


  1. (M) 2002-08-00 -- † 2002-08-00 killed
  2. (F) 2006-03-11 La Belle EEP id: 200604
  3. (F) 2013-10-02 Lalana EEP id: 201313
  4. (M) 2020-03-18 Philo EEP id: 202006

Origin


La Petite was born unknown 1985-00-00 at Myanmar unspecified location. and imported 1990 by E.A.G. van den Brink, By boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam


Comments / pictures

3 females, from Soest to Safari Park St. Vrain, France
G. van den Brink, 2014

2000: La Petite killed elephantkeeper Darren Cockrill in Port Lympne Zoo

 La Petite  Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). La Petite, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ramat Gan Zoo in Israel. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=662. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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