Delhi (Dahlia) at Givskud Zoo (Løveparken)

† Delhi (Dahlia)
ID Number:EEP Number: 7312 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female, unknown years
Dead date: 2004-09-16
Death reason: disease: fatal enteritis caused by Clostridium difficile from Broccoli
Location:Givskud Zoo (Løveparken)
ArrivedGivskud Zoo (Løveparken) 1973-10-15
from Vejle Zoo (Himmelpind)
Vejle Zoo (Himmelpind)
from Kolmarden Zoo (Kolmardens djurpark)
Kolmarden Zoo (Kolmardens djurpark) 1967-00-00
from Circus Julinek
Circus Julinek 1964-00-00
from Circus Caravan (Trolle Rhodin)
Circus Caravan (Trolle Rhodin) 1964-05-12
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour 1963-08-24
from Circus Chipperfield
Born: wild
Document updated2009-09-26: eep nr
2011-11-15: removed 1969 as birth year, and Knie as prev. loc.
2011-11-27: text, possible duplicate
2012-07-05: corr departure from Kolmarden
2012-09-16: merged with 7492
With the help of the owner of Kamala's Circus, Chipperfield toured outlying villages to find elephants and bargain for purchases. First elephant was purchased and named Kamala in respect. Mary and 5 year old Dahlia purchased next. Dahlia was still being trained by Mary, chained to her while working on a rubber plantation. (Pamela Macgregor-Morris, Chipperfield's Circus)

Blind on right eye.

Kiled elephant keeper on circus?

Not mentioned in Kolmarden after 1972.

Mable was some time at Vejle zoo, before being transfered to the Safari park in Vejle.

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