Menika an Asian elephant at Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)

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 ☨ ♀ Menika  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 5503
Born:* 1940 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1981-10-08
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp), in Netherlands

Date of Arrival

1955-09-05Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp)

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† Menika is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp), in Netherlands, from unknown reasons in 1981-10-08, (see detailed list).


Menika was born wild 1940.

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Records about Menika from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Menika:

5503 F ~ 1940 WILD WILD WILD ~ 1955 NONE Capture Menika
ROTTERDAM 5 Sep 1955 101207 Transfer
8 Oct 1981 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Menika, an Asian at Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) in Netherlands. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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