Baby an Asian elephant at Alex and Christian Gärtner


♀ 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

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 39 years old
Id number
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1981-07-00 captive-born
Birth place: in Circus Kendler

Parents: Bosco x ♀ Benga
Locations
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

Document updated2010-09-22:�picture
2017-01-08: transfer
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Description

Location


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

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

In Alex and Christian Gärtner, Baby lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Indra
  2. ,
  3. Mara born 1973
  4. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Baby was born captive-born 1981-07-00 in 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 pedigree:
P I II III

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Bosco

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Benga

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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 listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Baby, an Asian at Alex and Christian Gärtner in Croatia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2020 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
  • Ger Siet, Netherlands

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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