Punchi (Lotte) an Asian elephant at Rostock Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Punchi (Lotte)  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 11 years old
Status:foot problems
Born:* 1954 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1965
Death reason: disease: chronical foot problemss
Present / last location:Rostock Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Rostock Zoo
from Berlin Circus Union
Berlin Circus Union 1960-00-00
from Circus Barlay (Olympia, Berolina)
Circus Barlay (Olympia, Berolina) 1958-00-00
from Circus Atlas (Circus Frankello)

Document updated2011-11-28: trainer
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† Punchi (Lotte) is a dead foot problems Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Rostock Zoo, in Germany, of disease in 1965. Official death reason described as chronical foot problemss. (see detailed list).


Punchi (Lotte) was born wild 1954.

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Named after 1958 bicycle master Lothar Meister.

1958-1960: trained by Werner Hädrich.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Punchi (Lotte), an Asian elephant at Rostock Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=871. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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