Miniak
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Circus Knie in Switzerland

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Miniak  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr5101

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Status:foot problems
Origin
Born:* 1951 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2004-11-11
Death reason: anesthesia: did not survive operation due to foot problemss
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Circus Knie, in Switzerland

Date of arrival

1953-00-00Circus Knie
Record history
History of updates2009-04-10: death

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† Miniak is a dead foot problems Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2004-11-11 at Circus Knie, in Switzerland, . Official death reason described as did not survive operation due to foot problemss.

Origin


Miniak was born wild 1951.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Miniak, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Circus Knie in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1644. (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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