Circus Benneweis (Cirkus Benneweis) in Denmark

Circus Benneweis (Cirkus Benneweis)
Sonny Benneweis and his wife Nelly Jane, married 1977. <!--two years before he died in cancer.-->
Sonny Benneweis and his wife Nelly Jane, married 1977.
Typecircus
Founded0
First elephant0
Stopped elephants1994
CountryDenmark
Websitehttp://www.benneweis.dk/

1968: Citta, Mona, Vally, Birma, Tonny and Tagho, who performed on tour 1968.

1968: 2 elephants Thai and Siam, bought from Ingemar Forss, probably with origin from Thailand.

1969: four of the older were left

1970: 5 elephants bought from Ingemar Forss, probably with origin from India: Ceylon, Djaipur, Fredrik, India, and a small with unknown name, which died after short time.

1971: Three of the older elephants were left

1979: only two of the older elephants left

1994: none of the older elephants present anymore.

1995: All elephants sold.

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