Baby
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Alex and Christian Gärtner in Croatia

Biography
♀ Baby
Joy G�rtner, <b>Baby</b>, Willy G�rtner, Andreas Quaiser, at Circus Costanzo in Romenia in 2010. Photo © Quaiser
Joy G�rtner, Baby, Willy G�rtner, Andreas Quaiser, at Circus Costanzo in Romenia in 2010. Photo © Quaiser

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 43 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1981-07-00 captive-born
Birth place: in Circus Kendler

Parents: Bosco x ♀ Benga
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Alex and Christian Gärtner, in Croatia

Date of arrival

2013-11-00Alex and Christian Gärtner
from Andreas Quaiser

Andreas Quaiser
from Circus Kendler

Record history
History of updates2020-10-16

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


Baby is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Alex and Christian Gärtner, in Croatia.

Baby arrived in 2013-11-00 to the Alex and Christian Gärtner, relocated from the Andreas Quaiser, in Germany.


Social

Baby lives together with 1 other elephants at the Alex and Christian Gärtner:

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Mara born 1973


Origin

Baby was born captive-born 1981-07-00 at Circus Kendler.

Parentage


Parents of Baby are: ♂ Bosco (father) and ♀ Benga (mother).

Siblings through the mother Benga:

  1. 1996-01-09 - † 1996-01-09 (M) stillborn

Pedigree


Babys ancestral Pedigree:
P I II III

Baby

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Bosco

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Dame m:
Benga

Born: 1966

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Comments / pictures

Born during tour with Kron de Alemania i Spain.

This is one of the few only documented elephants which is born on a circus in Europe, and the only one surviving upto Adult age.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Baby, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Alex and Christian Gärtner in Croatia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1420. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Survey 2008 - Elephants in European circuses published by European Elephant Group: Tobias Dornbusch, Jürgen Schilfarth
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
  • Ger Siet, Netherlands
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