Rani (Chanchal?) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Jumbo Russian Circus

☨ Rani (Chanchal?)
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156 in Database for Captive Elephants in Karnataka - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Dead date: 2015-11-18
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Jumbo Russian Circus
ArrivalJumbo Russian Circus
Born:* 1978 wild
Document updated2009-08-20: New elephant
2016-12-11: DCEMK_nr
2017-04-01: dead
"This thirty-year old is the elephant Heroine of Jumbo. An extremely intelligent and talented actor. Is the doctor in the Doctor Elephant item and also performs in the Elephant Cricket act."

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Rani (Chanchal?), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Jumbo Russian Circus in India. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3346. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Database for Captive Elephants and their Mahouts in Karnataka
    made 2009 by Surendra Varma, Shiela Rao, Suparna Ganguly and Rajendra Hasbhavi, India
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