Boy at Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn)

Male Asian elephant Boy at Munich Zoo  (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn)

Article from "De Volksstem" issued 11 February 1938.
† Boy
ID Number:EEP Number: 1003 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 28 years
Dead date: 1938-02-00
Death reason: euthanised: shot, after he broke his tusks
Location:Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn)
ArrivedMunich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn) 1929-00-00
from Circus Carl Hagenbeck - Stellingen (Lorenz Hagenbeck)
Circus Carl Hagenbeck - Stellingen (Lorenz Hagenbeck)
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) 1923-00-00
Born:1910 wild
Body height (m and feet): 3.20 meter, 10.5 feet
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 5 babies

  1. (M) 1932-05-08 -- † 1943-11-22 Wastl, EEP nr: 3202
  2. (F) 1934-12-31 -- † 1968-12-09 Stasi, EEP nr: 3403
  3. (M) 1935-06-18 -- † 1946-04-25 Seppl, EEP nr: 3501
  4. (F) 1935-06-24 -- † 1935-06-24 stillborn, EEP nr: 3502
  5. (F) 1935-06-27 -- † 1935-06-27 stillborn, EEP nr: 3503
Document updated2011-06-05: news article
2012-02-29: height
Attacked the elephant trainer Hundrieser On Circus Hagenbeck, why he was transfered to Munich Zoo. Here he mated cows already by the year of nine.

1933-05-01 he attacked an elephant keeper and the director Heinz Heck.

1938-02: He broke his tusks, had his nerves out. He wasn't to rescue anymore so they shot him.

Records about Boy from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Boy:

1003 M ~ 1910 WILD WILD WILD ~ 1910 NONE Birth BOY
MUNICH ~ 1925 NONE Transfer
1 Jan 1938 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online

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