August
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Paris Zoo Vincennes in France

dead elephant ☨ ♂ August  dead elephant



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: 1934-01-03
Death reason: accident: burning fire in Paris stables
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Paris Zoo Vincennes, in France

Date of arrival

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

Record history
History of updates2012-06-16: 

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

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

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 ancestral Pedigree:
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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 list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). August, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Paris Zoo Vincennes in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 December 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=784. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
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