Article from "De Volksstem" issued 11 February 1938.
|☨ Boy||ID Number:||EEP Number: 1003 -|
|Species:||Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)|
|Sex and age:||Male ♂ 28 years old|
|Body height:||3.20 meter, 10.5 feet|
|Dead date:||† 1938-02-00|
|Death reason:||euthanised: shot, after he broke his tusks|
|Location:||Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn)|
|Arrival||Munich 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)
|Born:||* 1910 wild|
|Offspring, year of birth, year of death:|
|Document updated||2011-06-05: news article|
|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.
Reference listKoehl, D., (2020). Boy, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1560. (archived at the Wayback machine)
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