Piccolo (Picolo) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Unknown

☨ Piccolo (Picolo)
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 46 years old
Dead date: 1969-09-30
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Unknown
ArrivalUnknown from Circus Amar
Circus Amar
from Paris Zoo Vincennes
Paris Zoo Vincennes
from Circus Amar
Circus Amar 1934-02-22
from Firma Ruhe
Firma Ruhe 1934-02-22
from Circus Kludsky
Born:* 1923 wild
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 6 babies

  1. (M) 1936-08-03 -- † 1943 August
  2. (F) 1938 -- † 1938 stillborn
  3. (F) 1939-11-22 -- † 1967-05-11 Gina, EEP nr: 3901
  4. (F) 1942-03-20 -- † 1951-04-01 Malaya, EEP nr: 4201
  5. (F) 1944-08-10 -- † 1962-04-22 Carla, EEP nr: 4401
  6. (F) 1945-09-24 -- † 1945-10-01 unknown, EEP nr: 4501
Document updated2009-01-23: changed end location to unknown, this was not the same animal as died in Karlsruhe
According to EEG Piccolo was in Paris Zoo for some time, where he covered the female Monique.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Piccolo (Picolo), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1240. (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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