Sura (Suri) an Asian elephant at Rostock Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Sura (Suri)  

Identification

EEP nr5609

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 2 years old
Origin
Born:* 1959
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1961-08-20
Death reason: unknown:
Locations
Present / last location:Rostock Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1961-05-19Rostock Zoo
from George Munro

Document updated2013-11-20: year of arival? alt name
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Description

† Sura (Suri) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Rostock Zoo, in Germany, of from unknown reasons in 1961-08-20. (see detailed list).

Origin


Sura (Suri) was born 1959.


Comments / pictures

Claimed by Zoo Rostock to have arrived 1960?

Records about Sura (Suri) from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Sura (Suri):

5609 F ~ 1956 WILD WILD UNKNOWN ~ 1960 ______ Transfer SURA
ROSTOCK 19 May 1961 HEL02 Transfer
20 Aug 1961 Death
[Death by: Other/Unknown ı Given to an institution: ı Cardiovascular ı Unknown

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sura (Suri), an Asian elephant at Rostock Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7574. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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