August an Asian elephant at Paris Zoo Vincennes


 ☨ ♂ August  




Identification

EEP nr2901

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 5 years old
Origin
Born:* 1929-10-06 captive-born
Birth place: in Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Parents: x ♀ Roma II
Death
Dead date: 1934-01-03
Death reason: accident: burning fire in Paris stables
Locations
Present / last location:Paris Zoo Vincennes, in France

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1932-04-01Paris Zoo Vincennes
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Document updated2012-06-16: 
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Description

† August is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Paris Zoo Vincennes, in France, of accident in 1934-01-03. Official death reason described as burning fire in Paris stables. (see detailed list).

Origin


August was born captive-born 1929-10-06 at Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen).

Parentage


Parents of August are: ♂ (father) and ♀ Roma II (mother).


Pedigree


Augusts pedigree:
P I II III

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Comments / pictures

Father unknown, conceived in asia.

Records about August from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant August:

2901 M 6 Oct 1929 WILD ROMA-2 HAMBURG 6 Oct 1929 NONE Birth August
PARIS ZOO 1 Apr 1932 NONE Transfer
3 Jan 1934 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). August, an Asian elephant at Paris Zoo Vincennes in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=784. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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