Cilly
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Leipzig Zoo in Germany

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Cilly  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Origin
Born:* 1915-1920 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1951-07-21
Death reason: accident: pushed into the dry moat
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Leipzig Zoo, in Germany

Date of arrival

1942-04-19Leipzig Zoo
from Circus Sarrasani

Record history
History of updates2010-09-26: moat death
2012-09-17: 

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† Cilly is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1951-07-21 at Leipzig Zoo, in Germany, . Official death reason described as pushed into the dry moat.

Origin


Cilly was born wild 1915-1920.


Comments / pictures

The Bull Omar pushed Cilly into the dry moat, and then walked on his body, in order to get out of the enclosure. Cilly was lethally injured and died.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Cilly, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Leipzig Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5231. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1951 deaths | 1915 births | Elephants from Leipzig Zoo | Germany | Asian elephants


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