Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Circus Rebernigg in Austria

This record may be a duplicate record with Bubi at Unknown
dead elephant ☨ ♂ Bubi  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 26 years old
Born:* 1923 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1949-12-00
Death reason: euthanised: shot, aggressive due to musth on tour
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Circus Rebernigg, in Austria

Date of arrival

Circus Rebernigg
Record history
History of updates2012-06-16: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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This record may be a duplicate record with Bubi at Unknown

† Bubi is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1949-12-00 at Circus Rebernigg, in Austria, . Official death reason described as shot, aggressive due to musth on tour.


Bubi was born wild 1923.

Comments / pictures

Bubi was slaughtered, and the meat served as Schnitzel and Gulasch in Vienna.

The head was exhibited many years at Pharmacy "Zum Elefanten".

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Bubi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Circus Rebernigg in Austria. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5337. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 135-136,
    Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf

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