Harry an Asian elephant at Berlin Zoo



 ☨ ♂ Harry  
Harry around 1920, before he broke his tusks
Harry around 1920, before he broke his tusks

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 44 years old
Id numberEEP Number: 00
Body height: 3.10 meter, 10.2 feet

People killed:1
Origin
Born:* 1890 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1934-07-08
Death reason: disease: sepsis from a tooth fistula?
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1906-12-18
(dead † 1907-01-12)
Editha EEP id: 0602

2. Born 1928-09-20
(dead † 1939)
Kalifa II EEP id: 2801
Locations
Present / last location:Berlin Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival

1905-06-08 from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) 1904-11-00
from Giza Zoological Garden

Document updated2012-02-29: height, mankiller
2020-05-08: corrected birth year from 1880 to 1890, +picture, reason of death
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† Harry is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Berlin Zoo, in Germany, disease in 1934-07-08, sepsis from a tooth fistula?(see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 2 babies

  1. (F) 1906-12-18 -- † 1907-01-12 Editha EEP id: 0602
  2. (F) 1928-09-20 -- † 1939 Kalifa II EEP id: 2801

Origin


Harry was born wild 1890.


Comments / pictures

Harry was one of the larger bulls ever.

Mankiller: After he broke his tusks, he started to attack the cows, and also killed an elephant keeper, why he was kept isolated.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Harry, an Asian at Berlin Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1269. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • height: Henry Merker, Tiergarten-Forum
  • Elefanten in Berlin by Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Berlin Zoo

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    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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