Madura at Circus Knie

† Madura
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 19 years old
Status:mankiller
Dead date: 1984-06-21, Bad Gastein in Salzburg, Austria
Death reason: killed: shot
People killed:1
Location:Circus Knie
ArrivedCircus Knie 1965-08-04
Born:1965-08-04 captive-born in
Circus Knie
Parents: Siam x Java
Siblings through the father Siam:
  1. 1963-02-15 -- † 1994-12-23 (M) Sahib Fridolin
  2. 1972-06-17 -- † 1972-06-17 () stillborn
  3. 1972-08-13 -- † 1972-08-13 (F) stillborn
  4. 1976-03-13 -- † 1976-08 (F) August
  5. 1978-06-21(M) Kim
  6. 1982-06-12 -- † 2000-04-16 (F) Kuala
  7. 1987-03-28 -- † 1987-04-21 (F) Lola
  8. 1989-02-28 -- † 1997-09-25 (M) John (Ben)
  9. 1990-03-31 -- † 2000-06-19 (M) Poona (Salem)
  10. 1992-03-27 -- † 2009-10-29 (M) Sammy
  11. 1993-10-01(F) Nina
  12. 1996-03-17 -- † 1996-03-17 (F) stillborn (twin)
  13. 1996-07-01 -- † 1996-07-01 (M) stillborn (twin)
  14. 1998-05-04(M) Thisiam
Maduras pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2010-09-23: new record
2018-05-04: death location
1984-06-19: Killed the Moroccan elephantkeeper Mohammed Hanzi 19th of June during morning training in Bad Gastein in Salzburg, Austria. The captive born elephant Madura was shot two days afterwards.

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