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unknown at Circus Busch-Nürnberg (Jakob Busch)

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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1945
Death reason: euthanised: Shot in Chemnitz during the second world, due to starvation.
Location:Circus Busch-Nürnberg (Jakob Busch)
ArrivedCircus Busch-Nürnberg (Jakob Busch)
Born: wild
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