August an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Paris Zoo Vincennes

Male ♂ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) August at Paris Zoo Vincennes

☨ August
ID nr:EEP Number: 2901 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 5 years old
Dead date: 1934-01-03
Death reason: accident: burning fire in Paris stables
Location:Paris Zoo Vincennes
ArrivalParis Zoo Vincennes 1932-04-01
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Born:* 1929-10-06 captive-born
in Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Parents: x Roma II
Augusts pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2012-06-16: 
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 list

Koehl, D., (2020). August, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Paris Zoo Vincennes in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 October 2020 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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