Pira an Asian elephant at Joy Gärtner

♀ Pira



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀more than 55 years old (minimum age)
Management:Free contact
Born:* <1966 wild
Birth place:
Present / last location:Joy Gärtner, in Croatia

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2005-11-26Joy Gärtner
from Circus Giovanni Althoff
Circus Giovanni Althoff 1981-00-00
from Circus Carl Althoff

Document updated2010-03-19: 
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Pira is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), located at Joy Gärtner, in Croatia.

Pira arrived Joy Gärtner 2005-11-26, relocated from Circus Giovanni Althoff, in Germany.

In Joy Gärtner, Pira lives together with 2 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Belinda born <1966
  2. ,
  3. Thai born 1966
  4. , (see detailed list).


Pira was born wild <1966.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Pira, an Asian elephant at Joy Gärtner in Croatia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=233. (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


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