Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Firma Ruhe in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Kala  dead elephant


EEP nr3514


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown age
Born:* 1935 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1938? by Firma Carl Hagenbeck
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Firma Ruhe, in Germany

Date of arrival

1947-12-16Firma Ruhe
from Frankfurt Zoo

1938-05-12Frankfurt Zoo
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

1938-00-00Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

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History of updates2023-11-21

Latest document update2021-09-18 17:30:28
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† Kala is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Firma Ruhe, in Germany, .


Kala was born wild 1935. and imported 1938? by Firma Carl Hagenbeck

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Records about Kala from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Kala:

3514 F ~ 1935 WILD WILD BURMA ~ 1935 NONE Birth KALA
HAMBURG ~ 1938 NONE Transfer
FRANKFURT 12 May 1938 22311 Transfer
L RUHE 16 Dec 1947 NONE ltf Transfer

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Kala, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Firma Ruhe in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1374. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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