Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Chiccoland Zoo (Wille-Kinderzoo) in Germany

♀ Carla
Carla. Circus Carl Busch, Karlsruhe, Germany 08/2009. Photo: © Daniel Hagist
Carla. Circus Carl Busch, Karlsruhe, Germany 08/2009. Photo: © Daniel Hagist

Alternative name: Karla



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 65 years old
Management:Free contact
Born:* 1959 wild
Birth place:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Chiccoland Zoo (Wille-Kinderzoo), in Germany

Date of arrival

2018-08-00Chiccoland Zoo (Wille-Kinderzoo)
from Circus Carl Busch

Circus Carl Busch
from Chiccoland Zoo (Wille-Kinderzoo)

Chiccoland Zoo (Wille-Kinderzoo)
from Circus Carl Busch

1983-00-00Circus Carl Busch
from Circus Corty Althoff

Circus Corty Althoff
from Circus Carl Busch

Record history
History of updates2018-08-15

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Carla is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at the Chiccoland Zoo (Wille-Kinderzoo), in Germany.

Carla arrived in 2018-08-00 to the Chiccoland Zoo (Wille-Kinderzoo), relocated from the Circus Carl Busch, in Germany.


Carla lives together with 1 other elephants at the Chiccoland Zoo (Wille-Kinderzoo):

detailed list with arrival dates etc. of the other elephants
  1. Mashibi born 1985

Affiliated people

1: Peter Balder (trainer )


Carla was born wild 1959.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Carla, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Chiccoland Zoo (Wille-Kinderzoo) in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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