Panakka an Asian elephant at Sri Lanka unspecified location

 ☨ ♂ Panakka  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
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Born:* wild
Birth place: in Sri Lanka unspecified location
Dead date:
Death location: Sri Lanka unspecified location
Death reason: euthanised: shot, aggresive
Present / last location:Sri Lanka unspecified location, in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka unspecified location from John Hagenbeck
John Hagenbeck
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† Panakka is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Sri Lanka unspecified location, in Sri Lanka, euthanised in , shot, aggresive(see detailed list).


Panakka was born wild in Sri Lanka unspecified location.

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John Hagenbeck bought the elephant in a village close to Kandy. After it was separated from its mahout the elephant became rogue, and was sold back to the owner. later, after the elephant was sold again, he was shot due to aggressivness.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Panakka, an Asian at Sri Lanka unspecified location in Sri Lanka. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 123, 124, Funfundzwanzig Jahre Ceylonaswx, 1922, by John Hagenbeck.


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