Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano) in France

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Meena  dead elephant
Alternative name: Mina



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 56 years old
Born:* 1966 wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Dead: 2022-00-00
Death reason: unknown:
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
2022-04-15: Updated as dead
2022-04-15: Born in Asia

Latest document update2022-04-26 15:46:48
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† Meena is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2022-00-00 at Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano), in France, .


Meena was born wild 1966 at Asia unspecified location.

Comments / pictures

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

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Meena, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano) in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 September 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
  • Survey 2008 - Elephants in European circuses published by European Elephant Group: Tobias Dornbusch, Jürgen Schilfarth

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