Deceased elephants at Circus Knie in Switzerland


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This database list 17 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 EEP id: 5101 + Miniak
EM F
53wild
1951
2004-11-11 (51 years after arrival) anesthesia did not survive operation due to foot problems x 1953-00-00
2 EEP id: 5302 + Java
EM F
45wild
1951
1996 (43 years after arrival) unknown x 1953-00-00
3 EEP id: 8516 + Lohimi
EM F
3captive-born
1985-05-24
1988-07-21 disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)Maxi x Claudy (Claudia) Knies Kinderzoo
4+ Sandry
EM F
wild
~1934
1987-07-10 (49 years after arrival) age weak, age related problems x 1938-08-10 Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)1938?
5+ Madura
EM F
19captive-born
1965-08-04
1984-06-21 killed shotSiam x Java Knies Kinderzoo
6+ Rosa
EM F
19wild
1974-08-22 (46 years after arrival) age x 1928-00-00 Circus Blumenfeld
7+ Ceylon
EM F
19wild
1963 maternal death x
8+ Tarka
EM F
38wild
1911
1949-12-00 (5 years after arrival) unknown x 1944-00-00 Circus Sarrasani
9+ Claudia
EM F
38wild
unknown x 1944-00-00 Circus Sarrasani
10+ Dicky
EM F
38wild
unknown x Circus Renz (Zirkus Renz, Circus Olympic)
11+ unknown
EM F
38unknown
unknown x Geneve Zoo (Le zoo de Genève)
12+ Herta
EM F
38
unknown x 1944-00-00 Circus Sarrasani
13+ Rani
EM F
38
unknown x 1944-00-00 Circus Sarrasani
14+ Maundy
EM F
38unknown
x 1944-00-00 Circus Sarrasani
15+ Contess
EM F
38unknown
x 1944-00-00 Circus Sarrasani
16+ Mary
EM F
38unknown
x 1944-00-00 Circus Sarrasani
17+ Frieda
EM F
38
x 1944-00-00 Circus Sarrasani

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Circus Knie

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Circus Knie in Switzerland, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 28 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=51 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this list:

Latest updateName of elephantSource (if it is a website, the target website will open in new window)
2020-05-09 Sandry:• Page 130, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
•  100 Jahre Knie Elefanten, by Franco Knie and Kurt Müller.
2018-12-08 Lohimi:• Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
•  http://www.upali.ch (Georges Frei, Switzerland)
•  Gary S. Hayward, Ph D. John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
2018-05-04 Madura:• Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
2012-10-04 Claudia:• Raffael de Ritis, Italy
•  Jim Clubb, UK.
2012-10-04 Herta:• Raffael de Ritis
•  Jim Clubb, UK.
2012-10-04 Rani:• Rafael de Ritis, Italy
•  Jim Clubb, UK.
2012-10-04 Maundy:• Raffael de Ritis, Italy
2012-10-04 Contess:• Raffael de Ritis, Italy
2012-10-04 Mary:• Raffael de Ritis, Italy
2012-10-04 Frieda:• Raffael de Ritis, Pescara, Italy
2012-09-19 Tarka:• Paul, http://www.circushistory.org, 10 Jul 2012
•  Page 68, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
2012-03-06 Miniak:• Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
2011-09-01 Java:• Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
2010-09-16 unknown:• http://www.lecourrier.ch/modules.php?op=modload&name=NewsPaper&file=article&sid=41869
2009-11-11 Ceylon:• Page 81, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
2009-11-11 Dicky:• Page 27, 28, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
2009-11-11 Rosa:• Page 128-132, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf

Circus Knie on elephant-news.com

Circus Knie is mentioned on Elephant News:

DateLinks which opens in new window
Rolf knie, 75, elephant trainer and swiss circus family leader - Elephant News
2007-10-31A male asian born at oji zoo, kobe, japan on 21 october 2007 - Elephant News
2008-03-13Joey ratliff at buckles weblog: circus knie in switzerland - Elephant News
2012-03-22Swiss circus knie forces chubby elephants to diet - Elephant News


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