Ceylon
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Circus Belli in Germany

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Ceylon  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1951-04-01
Death reason: accident: burned to death in the trainwagon between Wolfsburg and Fallersleben.
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Circus Belli, in Germany

Date of arrival

Circus Belli
Record history
History of updates2022-04-05

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Ceylon is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1951-04-01 at Circus Belli, in Germany, . Official death reason described as burned to death in the trainwagon between Wolfsburg and Fallersleben..

Origin

Ceylon was born wild .


Comments / pictures

Trained by Franz Kraml.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Ceylon, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Circus Belli in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5322. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 66, 134, 135,
    Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
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