Claudy (Claudia)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Knies Kinderzoo in Switzerland

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Claudy (Claudia)  dead elephant


EEP nr6603


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Born:* 1963-06-00 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2016-11-16
Death reason: euthanised:
Total: 3 babies

1. Born 1985-05-24
(dead † 1988-07-21)
Lohimi EEP id: 8516

2. Born 1992-06-13 Mac EEP id: 9201 JAZA id: ?

3. Born 1999-11-27 Sandry EEP id: 9904
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Knies Kinderzoo, in Switzerland

Date of arrival

2012-11-00Knies Kinderzoo
from Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio)

2009-03-18Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio)
from Circus Knie

1998-03-23Circus Knie
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

1997-09-24Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Circus Knie

1990-10-05Circus Knie
from Zurich Zoo

1990-07-31Zurich Zoo 1990-07-31
from Circus Knie

1983-10-14Circus Knie
from Zurich Zoo

1983-05-25Zurich Zoo
from Circus Knie

Record history
History of updates2021-12-23

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Claudy (Claudia) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2016-11-16 at Knies Kinderzoo, in Switzerland, .


  1. (F) 1985-05-24 -- † 1988-07-21 Lohimi EEP id: 8516
  2. (M) 1992-06-13 Mac EEP id: 9201 JAZA id: ?
  3. (F) 1999-11-27 Sandry EEP id: 9904


Claudy (Claudia) was born wild 1963-06-00.

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Checkup: arrival, EEG states 1965?

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Claudy (Claudia), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Knies Kinderzoo in Switzerland. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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