Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Perry Brothers Circus in Australia

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Minyak  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2009-12-00
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Perry Brothers Circus, in Australia

Date of arrival

Perry Brothers Circus
from Sole Brothers Circus

1965-12-00Sole Brothers Circus
from Bullen's Circus

1965-00-00Bullen's Circus
from Pagels Circus (Greg Bullen Circus)

1963-00-00Pagels Circus (Greg Bullen Circus)
from Sydney Zoo

1963-00-00Sydney Zoo
from Mayfields Kennels and Zoo (H.H. de Souza)

Record history
History of updates2010-05-23: text, prev. location
2010-10-29: death
2013-05-19: prev loc

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Minyak is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2009-12-00 at Perry Brothers Circus, in Australia, .


Minyak was born wild .

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She was originally with Sole Bros Circus, and was the sole elephant to survive when a truck ploughed into the back of the stationary circus vehicles in 1983.
Andrea Lemon

Soles got Minyak and Dolly from Bullens Herd of 6 babies
Tony Ratcliffe

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Minyak, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Perry Brothers Circus in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2279. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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