Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Bloemfontein Zoo in South Africa

This record may be a duplicate record with Homly at Bloemfontein Zoo
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Hungoly  dead elephant



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

Date of arrival

Bloemfontein Zoo
from Boswell Circus

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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This record may be a duplicate record with Homly at Bloemfontein Zoo

† Hungoly is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Bloemfontein Zoo, in South Africa, .


Hungoly was born unknown .

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Records about Hungoly 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.
(Source: Bertram Mills, by David Jamieson, 1998.)
1955: Lechmey, Hungoly and Kathol had been sold to Boswell's circus in South Africa

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Hungoly, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Bloemfontein Zoo in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 October 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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