Malaya
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Circus Belli in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Malaya  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr4201

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 9 years old
Origin
Born:* 1942-03-20 captive-born
Birth place: in Hannover Zoo

Parents: Piccolo x ♀ Puncha
Death
Dead: 1951-04-01
Death reason: accident: burned to death in the trainwagon between Wolfsburg and Fallersleben.
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Circus Belli, in Germany

Date of arrival

1945-01-01Circus Belli
from Hannover Zoo

Record history
History of updates2009-11-11: 

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Biography

† Malaya is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1951-04-01 at Circus Belli, in Germany, . Official death reason described as burned to death in the trainwagon between Wolfsburg and Fallersleben..

Origin


Malaya was born captive-born 1942-03-20 at Hannover Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Malaya are: ♂ Piccolo (father) and ♀ Puncha (mother).

Siblings through the father Piccolo:

  1. 1936-08-03 -- † 1943 (M) August
  2. 1938 -- † 1938 (F) stillborn
  3. 1939-11-22 -- † 1967-05-11 (F) Gina
  4. 1944-08-10 -- † 1962-04-22 (F) Carla
  5. 1945-09-24 -- † 1945-10-01 (F) unknown

Pedigree


Malayas ancestral Pedigree:
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Piccolo

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Comments / pictures


Contradictory records:

According to EEG Malaya was transfered to Circus Harry Belli 1946 or 1947.

Trained by Franz Kraml.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Malaya, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Circus Belli in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1225. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
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