Bons Ree at Givskud Zoo is dead, 59 years old

Bons Ree was Denmarks oldest elephant
Bons Ree was Denmarks oldest elephant

2007-08-03 - Givskud, Denmark , Dan Koehl

BonsRee died on friday 13th of June, probably of Cerebral hemorrhage during anesthesia for a foot operation. Bons Ree was Denmarks oldest elephant, and the last animal with origin from Vejle Zoo, from where the founder of Givskude Zoo Jacob Hansen, moved his animal collection in 1971. The oldest danish elephant in Denmark is now the 48 year old breeding bull Chieng Mai in Copenhagen Zoo.

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