Puncha an Asian elephant at Firma Ruhe

 ☨ ♀ Puncha  


EEP nr3003


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1942-03-20
(dead † 1951-04-01)
Malaya EEP id: 4201
Present / last location:Firma Ruhe, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1943-00-00Firma Ruhe
from Hannover Zoo
Hannover Zoo 1940-00-00
from Circus Amar
Circus Amar
from Firma Ruhe

Document updated2012-06-16: 
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† Puncha is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Firma Ruhe, in Germany, of from unknown reasons in . (see detailed list).


  1. (F) 1942-03-20 -- † 1951-04-01 Malaya EEP id: 4201


Puncha was born wild .

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

3003 F ???? WILD WILD ASIA ???? NONE Birth PUNCHA
L RUHE ~ 1939 NONE Transfer
HANNOVER ~ 1940 VII37 Loan to
L RUHE ~ 1943 NONE ltf Transfer

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Puncha, an Asian elephant at Firma Ruhe in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1407. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger


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