Cilly at Leipzig Zoo

† Cilly
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Dead date: 1951-07-21
Death reason: accident: pushed into the dry moat
Location:Leipzig Zoo
ArrivedLeipzig Zoo 1942-04-19
from Circus Sarrasani
Born:1915-1920 wild
Document updated2010-09-26: moat death
2012-09-17: 
The Bull Omar pushed Cilly into the dry moat, and then walked on his body, in order to get out of the enclosure. Cilly was lethally injured and died.

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