Kithany (Kitty?) at Frankfurt Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Kithany (Kitty?) at Frankfurt Zoo

† Kithany (Kitty?)
ID Number:EEP Number: 2101 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 57 years old
Dead date: 1978-07-10
Death reason: age:
Location:Frankfurt Zoo
ArrivedFrankfurt Zoo 1945-09-20
from Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe)
Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe) 1932-00-00
from Circus Kludsky (Cirkusu Kludských)
Circus Kludsky (Cirkusu Kludských) 1930-00-00
Born:1921 wild
Document updated2013-07-21: picture
Same as Kitty at Circus Kludsky? If this is so, she must have been located somewhere else between 1934, when Kludsky made bankrupsy, and 1945, when she arrived at Frankfurt Zoo.

According to EEG, imported 1928.

Records about Kithany (Kitty?) from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Kithany (Kitty?):

2101 F ~ 1921 WILD WILD CIRCUS ~ 1930 NONE Transfer KITHANY
FRANKFURT 20 Sep 1945 22306 Transfer
10 Jul 1978 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Sources, among others

  • Page 107, Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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