Kay an Asian elephant at Roy Bible


 ☨ ♀ Kay  
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 date: 1955-03-00
Death reason: euthanised: using the exhaust from a truck, because of agressivness
Locations
Present / last location:Roy Bible, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Roy Bible
from Bailey Brothers Circus
Bailey Brothers Circus 1954-00-00
from Mesker Park Zoo
Mesker Park Zoo 1929-06-12
from Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo)
Benson Wild Animal Farm (Bedford Zoo) 1929-05-22
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Document updated2018-05-30: source
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Description

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

Origin


Kay was born wild .


Comments / pictures

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



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kay, an Asian elephant at Roy Bible in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2966. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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