Sara an Asian elephant at Unknown

Sara
ID nr:EEP Number: 7107 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Management:unknown
Location:Unknown
ArrivalUnknown 1980-00-00
from Ermenonville Zoo (Zoo Jean Richard d´Ermenonville)
Ermenonville Zoo (Zoo Jean Richard d´Ermenonville) 1973-06-09
from Ruhr Zoo, Gelsenkirchen
Ruhr Zoo, Gelsenkirchen 1972-10-16
from Hannover Zoo
Born:* 1971-05-12 captive-born
in Hannover Zoo
Parents: Moti (Mohti) x Sabu
Siblings through the father Moti (Mohti):
  1. 1964-06-07 -- † 1964-06-07 (M) stillborn
  2. 1964-09-24 -- † 1978? (F) Loti
  3. 1965-05-19(F) Tima
  4. 1968-02-18 -- † 1968-04-07 (M) Tibur
  5. 1968-03-19(F) Delhi (Ramona)
  6. 1968-11-10 -- † 1968-11-10 (F) killed
  7. 1970-03-07 -- † 1994-06-29 (M) Assam
  8. 1970-12-07 -- † 1998-04-24 (M) Ramon
  9. 1973-01-23(F) Indra
  10. 1973-06-28 -- † 1975 (F) Suma (Rhani)
Siblings through the mother Sabu:
  1. 1964-06-07 -- † 1964-06-07 (M) stillborn
  2. 1968-03-19(F) Delhi (Ramona)
Saras pedigree:
P I II III

Sara

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Moti (Mohti)

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Sabu

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Document updated2012-11-10: 

Contradictory records:
European Elephant Group

EEG state transfer to Le Pal 9th of June 1973, while EEP state 9th of July.
EEG state possibly sold to a circus in Belgium, while EEP state death in Le Pal 1975-12-31.

In the 1993 EEG book they say: "Vom Zoo Hannover am 16. Oktober 1972 in den Ruhr Zoo/Gelsenkirchen. Von dort am 9. Juni 1973 in den Parc Zoologique/du Pal Ermenonville/Frankreich. Vermutlich späterzu einem Circus in Belgien."
In the 1999 EEG book: "Das weibliche Kalb kam 1 1/2-jährig am 16.Okt. 1972 in den Zoo Gelsenkirchen und von dort am 9.Juni 1973 in den Zoo Ermenonville, Frankreich. Angeblich später zu einem Circus. Weiterer Verbleib unbekannt."

Source: European Elephant Group


The present staff in Le Pal has never heard about this elephant, it seems unlikely that she died there 1975-12-31.


Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Sara, an Asian at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=678. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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