Madras an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Circo Americano (American Circus, Flavio Togni)

Female ♀ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Madras at Circo Americano (American Circus, Flavio Togni)

Madras & Mosly. Circus Maximum May 2004. Photo: © Lillian Berthung
☨ Madras
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 846 Notice: Undefined variable: age in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 879 0 years old
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Circo Americano (American Circus, Flavio Togni)
ArrivalCirco Americano (American Circus, Flavio Togni) 2008-00-00
from Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle
Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle
from Circo Americano (American Circus, Flavio Togni)
Born:* 1969 wild
Document updated2009-01-11: Previous locations, Birth, Image, Text, Source
2009-03-01: deleting previous locations
2009-03-01: present location
2009-11-06: transfer
2011-11-16: Dead RE
1977: On tour in Sweden with Circus Scott.

"These elephants have been stars of this circus in year 2003 and 2004 as well and are called Madras, India, Tony and Mosly. The elephants are trained by the Italian circus family called Togni and belong to Circus Americano. At Circus Maximum they are trained by Anton Frank."

"In May 2006, a truck and a trailer transporting the four adult elephants swerved off a twisting road and ended up in a ditch. Three of the elephants escaped from the overturned trailer but were quickly rounded up by their handler, and spent the rest of the night in a nearby field. Rescue services were dispatched to the scene and succeeded in freeing India, the fourth elephant. The animal appeared to have only sustained minor injuries."

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Madras, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Circo Americano (American Circus, Flavio Togni) in Italy. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3783. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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