Relocated elephants from Circus Knie in Switzerland


Circus Knie had previously 33 elephants relocated to new location.  

Nr Id Name - stud nr.
Species - Sex
Status Origin
Birth
Age Arrival
Departure
Present locationImport
1 EEP id: 8401
Rani EM - F FC wild
1982
38 1990-00-00
2012-11-00
Knies Kinderzoo 1990
2 EEP id: 8505
Sabu EM - F FC wild
1984
36 1990-00-00
2016-00-00
Knies Kinderzoo 1990
3 EEP id: 8801
Mapalay EM - F FC wild
1986
34 1988-11-00
2016-00-00
Knies Kinderzoo 1988?
4 EEP id: 8602
Indi EM - F FC unknown
1986-02-28
34 1988-04-00
1999-10-08
Zurich Zoo 1988?
5 EEP id: 5102
Tembo LA - M dead : 1977-08-30
euthanised: stepped on and fractured his own hindleg after anesthesia
wild
1951
26 1953-00-00
1963-05-00
Hannover Zoo 1952
6 EEP id: 5101
Ruaha LA - F dead : 2010-07-29
age:
wild
1951
59 1956-00-00
1956-11-01
Basel Zoo 1952
7Idunda LA - F dead : 1988-01-16
disease: Salmonella infection
wild
1951
37 1956-00-00
1956-00-00
Basel Zoo 1952
8Omari LA - M dead : 1965
euthanised: aggressive
wild
1951
14 1956-00-00
1956-00-00
Basel Zoo 1952
9Katoto LA - M dead : 1972
euthanised: aggressive
wild
1951
21 1956-00-00
1956-00-00
Basel Zoo 1952
10Sabu EM - F dead : 1982-08-09
disease:
wild
1948
34
1960-00-00
Hannover Zoo
11Burma EM - F dead : 1982-08-21
unknown:
wild
1945
37
1960-00-00
Hannover Zoo
12 EEP id: 8609
Burma EM - F FC wild
1969
51
1986-06-01
Augsburg Zoo
13 EEP id: 201316
Kalaya EM - F FC captive-born
2013-11-01
7 2013-11-01
2016-00-00
Knies Kinderzoo
14 EEP id: 9904
Sandry EM - F FC captive-born
1999-11-27
21
2009-03-18
Knies Kinderzoo
15 EEP id: 6603
Claudy (Claudia) EM - F dead : 2016-11-16
euthanised:
wild
1963-06-00
53 1998-03-23
2009-03-18
Knies Kinderzoo
16 EEP id: 6504
Tima EM - F unknown captive-born
1965-05-19
55 1966-09-04
1989-06-30
Estepona Selwo safari park
17 EEP id: 9201
Mac EM - M unknown captive-born
1992-06-13
28 1992-06-13
1995-03-24
Kobe Oiji Zoo
18 EEP id: 6316
Siri EM - F dead : 2015-06-24
euthanised: because of cancer
wild
1963-06-00
52 1970-00-00
1992-05-26
Knies Kinderzoo
19 EEP id: 6304
Sahib Fridolin EM - M dead : 1994-12-23
killed: shot with rifle
captive-born
1963-02-15
31
1984-11-22
Cricket St Thomas Wildlife Park
20Ceylon II EM - F FC wild
1970
50 1976-00-00
2016-00-00
Knies Kinderzoo
21 EEP id: 7101
Malayka (Malajka) LA - F dead : 2018-01-03
euthanised: collapsed
wild
1971
47 1975-00-00
1984-11-30
Basel Zoo
22 EEP id: 6805
Delhi (Ramona) EM - F FC captive-born
1968-03-19
52 1969-05-19
2016-00-00
Knies Kinderzoo
23Patma EM - F dead : 2015-07-09
euthanised: because of kidney failure
wild
1961
54 1969-00-00
2006-00-00
Knies Kinderzoo
24 EEP id: 6402
Sumatra EM - F dead : 2015-06-00
disease: Tuberculosis, kidney failure
wild
1963
52 1964-01-01
Knies Kinderzoo
25 EEP id: 7118
SSP id: 752
Mapalay EM - F dead : 1998-04-30
unknown:
wild
1954
44
1964-00-00
Ruhr Zoo, Gelsenkirchen
26Iringa LA - F dead : 1974-09-10
maternal death:
wild
1952
22
1963-05-00
Hannover Zoo
27 EEP id: 6203
SSP id: 751
Moti (Mohti) EM - M dead : 1973-05-24
anesthesia: tuberculosis
wild
1948
25
1960-00-00
Hannover Zoo
28 EEP id: 6407
Siam EM - M dead : 1997-09-29
disease: foot problems
wild
1945
52 1956-00-00
1964-08-28
Paris Zoo Vincennes
29Toni EM - F dead :
:

1923
-1923 1944-00-00
Circus Darix Togni (Circo Darix Togni)
30Punschy EM - F dead :
unknown:
wild
0 1944-00-00
Circus Darix Togni (Circo Darix Togni)
31Menta EM - F dead : 1956
:

1919
37 1944-00-00
Circus Darix Togni (Circo Darix Togni)
32Cory (Cora, Kora) EM - F dead :
:

1935
-1935
Brescia Maxi Zoo
33Baby EM - F dead :
unknown:
wild
0
Unknown


Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at Circus Knie

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Circus Knie in Switzerland, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), available online retrieved 28 November 2020 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)
2018-12-11 Siri:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2018-12-10 Baby:
  • Page 156-157, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • 2018-11-28 Sabu:
  • G van den Brink
  • 2018-05-12 Indi:
  • http://www.upali.ch/" http://www.upali.ch (Georges Frei, Switzerland)
  • 2018-05-12 Mapalay:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

  • 2018-05-04 Mac:
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1450584365">Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • 2018-05-04 Sahib Fridolin:
  • height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Page 81, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • 2018-04-08 Rani:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

  • William Hody, Belgium

  • G van den Brink
  • 2018-03-02 Malayka (Malajka):
  • African Elephant Europe Regional EEP Studbook Dec. 31, 2012
    by Harald M. Schwammer, Sabine Fruehwirth

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

  • https://www.zoobasel.ch/de/aktuell/detail.php?NEWSID=1092
  • 2017-03-25 Kalaya:
  • Tio David, Circus Knie, Rappersville, Switzerland.
  • 2017-03-09 Tembo:
  • Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland

  • Height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum

  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1450584365">Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • http://www.onlinereports.ch/OEkologie.113+M50ad948cb36.0.html
  • 2017-03-09 Ruaha:
  • Page 158-64, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2017-01-19 Claudy (Claudia):
  • EEG Magazine nr 18, Jan 2010, by http://www.elefanten-schutz-europa.de/'>European Elephant Group

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

  • Kurt Balmer
  • 2016-12-18 Sandry:
  • EEG Magazine nr 18, Jan 2010, by http://www.elefanten-schutz-europa.de/'>European Elephant Group

  • Loxodonta Dani, Elephant Gossip
  • 2016-12-18 Delhi (Ramona):
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2016-01-11 Sumatra:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

  • http://www.tierwelt.ch/?rub=4496&id=41079
  • 2016-01-05 Moti (Mohti):
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • Peter Stolk
  • Kein Tag ohne Abenteuer. Tiere und ihre Pfleger, by Gerhard Gronefeld
  • 2016-01-05 Mapalay:
  • http://www.elefanten-fan.de/">Stephanie Wroben, Raesfeld
  • 2016-01-03 Patma:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2013-12-27 Tima:
  • Álvaro Sánchez

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2012-10-04 Punschy:
  • Raffael de Ritis, Italy.

  • Page 69, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • 2012-10-04 Menta:
  • Holler Togni

  • http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1755&dat=19590802&id=g7cqAAAAIBAJ&sjid=HWUEAAAAIBAJ&pg=5347,350931
  • 2012-10-04 Cory (Cora, Kora):
  • Raffaele de Ritis

  • http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1755&dat=19590802&id=g7cqAAAAIBAJ&sjid=HWUEAAAAIBAJ&pg=5347,350931
  • 2012-09-22 Toni:
  • http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1755&dat=19590802&id=g7cqAAAAIBAJ&sjid=HWUEAAAAIBAJ&pg=5347,350931
  • 2012-03-07 Iringa:
  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • 2012-03-06 Omari:
  • Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland.

  • Page 158-64, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2012-03-06 Idunda:
  • Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1450584365">Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • Page 158-64, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2012-03-06 Katoto:
  • Dr. Peter Dollinger, Zoo Office Bern, Switzerland.

  • Page 158-64, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2012-02-29 Siam:
  • height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2009-09-16 Burma:
  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • Peter Stolk
  • Kein Tag ohne Abenteuer. Tiere und ihre Pfleger, by Gerhard Gronefeld
  • 2009-09-16 Sabu:
  • http://www.zooelefant.de/" Zooelefant.de (Christian Remenyi)
  • Peter Stolk
  • Kein Tag ohne Abenteuer. Tiere und ihre Pfleger, by Gerhard Gronefeld

  • Circus Knie on elephant-news.com

    Circus Knie is mentioned on Elephant News:

    DateNameLinks 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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