Minyak at Perry Brothers circus

† Minyak
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2009-12-00
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Perry Brothers circus
ArrivedPerry Brothers circus
from Sole Brothers Circus
Sole Brothers Circus 1965-12-00
from Bullens Circus
Bullens Circus 1965-00-00
from Pagels Circus (Greg Bullen Circus)
Pagels Circus (Greg Bullen Circus) 1963-00-00
from Taronga Zoo
Taronga Zoo 1963-00-00
from Mayfields Kennels and Zoo (H.H. de Souza)
Born: wild
Document updated2010-05-23: text, prev. location
2010-10-29: death
2013-05-19: prev loc
She was originally with Sole Bros Circus, and was the sole elephant to survive when a truck ploughed into the back of the stationary circus vehicles in 1983.
Andrea Lemon

Soles got Minyak and Dolly from Bullens herd of 6 babies
Tony Ratcliffe

Sources, among others

  • Tony Ratcliffe
  • Michael Lawlor
  • Ray Ryan, Australia
  • Andrea Lemon

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