Carla an Asian elephant at Dresden Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Carla  

Identification

EEP nr4401

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 18 years old
Status:foot problems
Origin
Born:* 1944-08-10 captive-born
Birth place: in Hannover Zoo

Parents: Piccolo (Picolo) x ♀ Birma II
Death
Dead date: 1962-04-22
Death reason: euthanised: mechanical abnormality in the feet
Locations
Present / last location:Dresden Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1951-07-02Dresden Zoo
from Ruhr Zoo, Gelsenkirchen
Ruhr Zoo, Gelsenkirchen 1950-11-24
from Nuremberg Zoo
Nuremberg Zoo 1950-07-16
from Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park 1948-01-01
from Hannover Zoo
Hannover Zoo 1946-05-15
from Firma Ruhe
Firma Ruhe 1944-09-26
from Hannover Zoo

Document updated2009-11-11: 
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Description

† Carla is a dead foot problems Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Dresden Zoo, in Germany, of euthanised in 1962-04-22. Official death reason described as mechanical abnormality in the feet. (see detailed list).

Origin


Carla was born captive-born 1944-08-10 at Hannover Zoo.

Parentage


Parents of Carla are: ♂ Piccolo (Picolo) (father) and ♀ Birma II (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. 1942-03-20 -- † 1951-04-01 (F) Malaya
  5. 1945-09-24 -- † 1945-10-01 (F) unknown

Siblings through the mother Birma II:

  1. 1936-08-03 - † 1943 (M) August
  2. 1939-11-22 - † 1967-05-11 (F) Gina

Pedigree


Carlas pedigree:
P I II III

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Piccolo (Picolo)

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Birma II

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Comments / pictures

Conceived at Circus Amar, France.

Contradictory records:
EEG state arrival in Nuremberg 1950-08-03, arrival Dresden 1951-07-02.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Carla, an Asian elephant at Dresden Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=128. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 93, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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