Malaya an Asian elephant at Circus Belli (Harry Belli)


 ☨ ♀ Malaya  

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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1945-01-01Circus Belli (Harry Belli)
from Hannover Zoo

Document updated2009-11-11: 
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Description

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

Origin


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

Parentage


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


Siblings through the father Piccolo (Picolo):

  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 pedigree:
P I II III

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Piccolo (Picolo)

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Puncha

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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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Malaya, an Asian elephant at Circus Belli (Harry Belli) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1225. (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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