Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Mina (Meena) at Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano)

♀ Mina (Meena)

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 55 years old
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 1966 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano), in France

Date of arrival

Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano)
from Richard Chipperfield

Richard Chipperfield
from Circus Chipperfield

1973-00-00Circus Chipperfield
from Tyseley Pet Stores

Record history
History of updates2010-06-09: prev. locations

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Description

Location


Mina (Meena) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano), in France.

Mina (Meena) arrived Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano) unknown date, relocated from Richard Chipperfield, in United Kingdom.

In Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano), Mina (Meena) lives together with 1 other elephants with records as alive in this database:

  1. Kamala (Camilla, Kamella) born 1966
  2. ,   
    See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.

Origin


Mina (Meena) was born wild 1966.


Comments / pictures

Season 1996 in Ringling brothers Blue unit with trainer Graham Thomas Chipperfield



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Mina (Meena), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano) in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2340. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Survey 2008 - Elephants in European circuses published by European Elephant Group: Tobias Dornbusch, Jürgen Schilfarth

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