Zeffa an Asian elephant at Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus

 ☨ ♀ Zeffa  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
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Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1913-04-00
Death reason: accident: in the Floods in Peru, IND
Present / last location:Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1907-00-00Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
from Carl Hagenbecks Wild Animal Circus

Document updated2010-09-26: 
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† Zeffa is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus, in United States, of accident in 1913-04-00. Official death reason described as in the Floods in Peru, IND. (see detailed list).


Zeffa was born wild .

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Records about Zeffa from Bob Cline
Female Asian 1906 - Carl Hagenbeck Wild Animal Shows
1906 - sold to Ben Wallace in the fall
1907 to 1913 - Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
Died - April 1913 in the Floods in Peru, IND.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Zeffa, an Asian at Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6188. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.


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