Kandy (Kendy) at Erfurt Zoo

† Kandy (Kendy)
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 29 years
Dead date: 1975
Death reason: disease: food poisining
Location:Erfurt Zoo
ArrivedErfurt Zoo from Circus Aeros
Born:1946 wild
1961-04-08: Was almost run over by train during loading in Luckenwelde, the train driver succeeded to stop the train only 10 meter from the elephant.

Records about Kandy (Kendy) was updated
2010-11-21: Birth and death year, death cause

Sources, among others

  • Birth and death year, death cause: Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Page 192, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil, by Gerhard Zapff  (in german) >>> order >>>

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