Cirque Pinder-Jean Richard in France

Cirque Pinder-Jean Richard
Last elephant left2018
Address27 Rue de Coulanges
PlaceSucy en Brie
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Cirque Pinder-Jean Richard, located at 27 Rue de Coulanges, in Sucy en Brie, France, was founded in 1971. The last elephant left in 2018.

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1971: Cirque Pinder-Charles Spiessert was forced into bankruptcy. Bought by Jean Richard, who merged his Cirque Jean Richard and reopened as Cirque Pinder-Jean Richard.
1972/1973: Jean Richard bought 4 baby elephants from Tropicanim: Safari and Hakina were 3 years, and Bandoola and Kamalachi were 2 years.
1973 (winter) Toni Hoggenegger changed Kamalachis name to Dehli.
1973-1983: Diamond and Sabu were sold to Frejus Zoo. For some time Lucain Gruss wroked a bull called Hannibal.
1983-06-17: Circus Pinder Jean Richard, as well as the trade name Jean Richard was sold to Gilbert Edelstein.
2001: Jean Richard died December 12, 2001 at the age of 80 years.
2012: Gilbert Edelstein founded Pinderland
2018: Circus Pinder stopped touring with the circus

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Koehl, Dan (2021). Cirque Pinder-Jean Richard, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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