Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Tierpark Berlin in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Radjah  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Born:* 1951 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1962
Death reason: euthanised: aggressive
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tierpark Berlin, in Germany

Date of arrival

1961-00-00Tierpark Berlin
from Berlin Circus Union

1960-00-00Berlin Circus Union
from Circus Barlay (Olympia, Berolina)

1958-00-00Circus Barlay (Olympia, Berolina)
from Circus Atlas (Circus Frankello)

Record history
History of updates2023-09-27

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† Radjah is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1962 at Tierpark Berlin, in Germany, . Official death reason described as aggressive.


Radjah was born wild 1951.

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1958-1960: Trained by Werner Hädrich at Barlay.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Radjah, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Tierpark Berlin in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3987. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 173, 174,
    Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo
  • http://www.staatszirkus-der-ddr.de/

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