Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Circus Krone in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Brahma  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂
Body height: 3.10 meter, 10.2 feet
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1940-11-00
Death reason: age:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Circus Krone, in Germany

Date of arrival

Circus Krone
from London Zoo

Record history
History of updates2021-08-04

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Brahma is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1940-11-00 at Circus Krone, in Germany, .


Brahma was born wild .

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Contradictory records:

This elephant seems not be included in EEP list

Carl Krone had a special wagon, almost 12 meter long, built at Deutsche Reichsbahn, and maybe the only one built like this in Europe, with the following specifications: Length: 11.90 meter; text on the wagon: Ladegut: Elefanten; Heimatbahnhof: München Hbf". The wagon was after Brahmas death 1040 used for Löcky and other elephants, until krone started to use trailers in 1998.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Brahma, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Circus Krone in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 October 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 41, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf

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