Safari
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Dresden Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Safari  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 50 years old
Origin
Born:* 1926 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1976-02-12
Death reason: age:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dresden Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1956-05-31Dresden Zoo
from Zoo Circus

1947-00-00Zoo Circus
from Circus Carl Hagenbeck-Stellingen

Circus Carl Hagenbeck-Stellingen
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Record history
History of updates2010-11-21: birth year
2012-04-20: text

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

† Safari is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1976-02-12 at Dresden Zoo, in Germany, .

Origin


Safari was born wild 1926.


Comments / pictures


King Haakon shook my hand.
During the performance he laughed heartily at the antics of our clown
and clapped his friendly approval. Our animals too did their best, as
if they knew they were going to delight a king with their art an
occasion which today has become more rare in the world. Nevertheless that clumsy lout our African elephant Safari would insist on
squirting a trunkful of sand at the Royal Box. That certainly did not
please, though it was soon forgotten, for the team of ten of which he
was one caused real delight.

Animals Are My Life, by Lorenz Hagenbeck
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Safari, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Dresden Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=129. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Animals Are My Life, by Lorenz Hagenbeck
  • Jonas Livet, France
  • Birth year: Documentation 2002 - Elephants in European Zoos and Safari Parks published by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
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Categories1976 deaths | 1926 births | Elephants from Dresden Zoo | Germany | Asian elephants


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