Mary at Circus Amar

† Mary
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Circus Amar
ArrivedCircus Amar 1934-02-22
from Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe)
Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe)
from Circus Kludsky (Cirkusu Kludských)
Born: wild
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1938 -- † 1938 stillborn
Document updated2010-05-19: text (about birth)
Mary had a stillbirth during Circus tour with Circus Amar in Sweden.

1938-1939: In the winter 1938/1939, 8 of the Amars elephants where on tour with Circus Strassburger in Sweden, under Josef Hack. Mary gave birth to another calf from Piccolo during this winter //Christian Hamel

Sources, among others

  • Christian Hamel, France
  • "Život v manéži" by Karel Kludský, Václav Cibula, (through Jana Havlová)
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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