Anton at Hamburg Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Hamburg)

Male Asian elephant Anton at Hamburg Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Hamburg)

† Anton
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male, unknown years
Dead date:
Death reason: euthanised: strangulated?
Location:Hamburg Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Hamburg)
ArrivedHamburg Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Hamburg)
Born: wild
Document updated2012-06-12: sex, death
Eventually this elephant bull was killed through strangulation:

Knauer, F., Der Zoologische Garten, Deutsche Naturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft, Leipzig, 1914.

Sources, among others

  • Page 62, Hagenbeck. Ein zoologisches Paradies (Hardcover) by Klaus Gille
  • Knauer, F., Der Zoologische Garten, Deutsche Naturwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft, Leipzig, 1914.

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