Batman
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Fasano Zoosafari in Italy

♀ Batman

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Management:Free contact
Origin
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Fasano Zoosafari, in Italy

Date of arrival

Fasano Zoosafari
from Circus Medrano-Casartelli

Record history
History of updates2018-09-19: link to EleWiki submitted

Latest document update2022-03-16 14:41:42
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Biography

Location


Batman is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Fasano Zoosafari, in Italy.

Batman arrived to the Fasano Zoosafari unknown date, relocated from the Circus Medrano-Casartelli, in Italy.

Batman lives together with 11 other elephants at the Fasano Zoosafari:
  1. 1. ♀ Bambi born 1969
  2. 2. ♀ Betty born 1986
  3. 3. ♀ Gitta (Geeta)
  4. 4. ♂ Izik Jonathan born 2004-05-06
  5. 5. ♀ Rebecca
  6. 6. ♀ Ringo born 1970
  7. 7. ♀ Robin born 1970
  8. 8. ♀ Sancho born 1970
  9. 9. ♀ Syndha born 1967
  10. 10. ♀ unknown born 1981
  11. 11. ♂ unknown born 1981

detailed list with arrival dates etc.

Origin


Batman was born wild 1969.


Comments / pictures

1988: In 1988 Davio Casartelli with the elephants Tali, Batman and Kanaudy repeated Hannibal\'s crossing of the Alps. 800 km on foot, starting on March 30 from Perpignan in France to arrive in Turin on April 19, making a series of stages with a following of about 100 people. The arrival in Turin took place in the center, in Piazza Castello where a large crowd and the mayor of the city were waiting for them. It was a historic undertaking, which all the media talked about, within a charity marathon in favor of research against leukemia, called "Ian Botham Hannibal Walk" after its inventor who wanted to re-propose the historic crossing. Documentaries, news reports and articles in print were made. In each city the expedition was awaited by fanfares in historical costumes and a cheering crowd. That charity marathon raised 31 billion lire.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Batman, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Fasano Zoosafari in Italy. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5576. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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