Lechmey
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Boswell Circus in South Africa

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Lechmey  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown age
Origin
Born:* unknown
Birth place:
Death
Dead:
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Boswell Circus, in South Africa

Date of arrival

1955-00-00Boswell Circus
from Bertram Mills Circus

1934-12-18Bertram Mills Circus
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Record history
History of updates2012-10-05: name
2012-10-05: arrival year SA

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Lechmey is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Boswell Circus, in South Africa, .

Origin


Lechmey was born unknown .


Comments / pictures

Records about Lechmey from Raffael de Ritis, Pescara, Italy
Originally from Burma.
1934: Arrived from Hagenbeck, Germany on December 18 1934
1934-1951: Trained by John Gindl, upon suggestion of Hagenbeck to Mills.
1951: Gosta Kruse took over the training in 1951.
1955: Lechmey, Hungoly and Kathol had been sold to Boswell's circus in South Africa
(Source: Bertram Mills, by David Jamieson, 1998.)

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Lechmey, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Boswell Circus in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12870. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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