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
Document updated2010-11-21: Birth and death year, death cause
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.

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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