Hercules (Tempo) at Mary Chipperfield

† Hercules (Tempo)
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Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Male 6 years
Dead date: 1979?
Death reason: euthanised: leg fracture
Location:Mary Chipperfield
ArrivedMary Chipperfield 1977-05-00
from Longleat Safari Park
Longleat Safari Park 1977-04-20
from Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)
Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have) 1976-12-23
from Knuthenborg Park & Safari
Knuthenborg Park & Safari
from Franciscus van den Brink
Born:1973 wild
Document updated2011-11-28: reason of death
Mary took him for the circus, christening him Hercules. He was a very good quiet elephant and took to training very well. Unfortunately after about 2 years he suffered an accident breaking a leg and he had to be put down.

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