Alfeld an Asian elephant at Circus Barlay (Olympia, Berolina)

 ☨ ♂ Alfeld  


EEP nr3805


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1938
Death reason: accident: electrocuted at train station in Freising, Munich
Present / last location:Circus Barlay (Olympia, Berolina), in Germany

Date of Arrival
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Circus Barlay (Olympia, Berolina)
from Hannover Zoo
Hannover Zoo
from Firma Ruhe
Firma Ruhe 1934-02-00
from Circus Kludsky
Circus Kludsky
from Firma Ruhe

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† Alfeld is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Circus Barlay (Olympia, Berolina), in Germany, of accident in 1938. Official death reason described as electrocuted at train station in Freising, Munich. (see detailed list).


Alfeld was born wild .

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Alfeld, an Asian elephant at Circus Barlay (Olympia, Berolina) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 June 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger


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