Kay
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Roy Bible in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Kay  dead elephant
Kay just two days after arriving at Bensons from Hagenbeck in Germany, May 24th 1929.
Kay just two days after arriving at Bensons from Hagenbeck in Germany, May 24th 1929.

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀

People killed:1
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1955-03-00
Death reason: euthanised: using the exhaust from a truck, because of agressivness
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Roy Bible, in United States

Date of arrival

Roy Bible
from Bailey Brothers Circus

1954-00-00Bailey Brothers Circus
from Mesker Park Zoo

1929-06-12Mesker Park Zoo
from Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)

1929-05-22Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Record history
History of updates2018-05-30: source

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

† Kay is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1955-03-00 at Roy Bible, in United States, . Official death reason described as using the exhaust from a truck, because of agressivness.

Origin


Kay was born wild .


Comments / pictures

1954: knocked down and killed the Mesker Zoo director Bob McGrath

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Kay, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Roy Bible in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2966. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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