Suma an Asian elephant at Wuppertal Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Suma  
Photo © <a href="http://www.reading-dusseldorf.org.uk/en/MaureenStevens.htm">Maureen Stevens</a> 1949
Photo © Maureen Stevens 1949

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Id number
Origin
Born:* 1923 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1959-04-23
Death reason: age: age related problems
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1935-06-27
(dead † 1935-06-27)
stillborn EEP id: 3503
Locations
Present / last location:Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1946-08-22Wuppertal Zoo
from Munich Zoo

Document updated2020-05-09_ merged with previous 2208 (same elephant), records added, birth coutry, birth year, death year, +picture
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Description

† Suma is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Wuppertal Zoo, in Germany, of age in 1959-04-23. Official death reason described as age related problems. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 1935-06-27 -- † 1935-06-27 stillborn EEP id: 3503

Origin


Suma was born wild 1923.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Suma, an Asian at Wuppertal Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=663. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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