Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Kamala (Camilla, Kamella) at Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano)


♀ Kamala (Camilla, Kamella)

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 55 years old
Management:Unknown
Origin
Born:* 1966 wild
Birth place:
Locations
Present / last location:Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano), in France

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano)
from Richard Chipperfield
Richard Chipperfield
from Circus Chipperfield
Circus Chipperfield 1972-00-00
from Tyseley Pet Stores

Document updated2010-04-22: previous location
2011-11-29: importer
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Kamala (Camilla, Kamella) is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano), in France.

Kamala (Camilla, Kamella) arrived Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano) unknown date, relocated from Richard Chipperfield, in United Kingdom.

In Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano), Kamala (Camilla, Kamella) lives together with 1 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Mina (Meena) born 1966
  2. , (see detailed list).

Origin


Kamala (Camilla, Kamella) was born wild 1966.


Comments / pictures

Camella (my sp) & Kamala = same elephant. We had her (I think) from Brian Williams, Tysely Pet Stores, Birmingham around '72?Jim Stockley, trough Showme elephants

Season 1996 in Ringling brothers Blue unit with trainer Graham Thomas Chipperfield



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Kamala (Camilla, Kamella), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Circus Medrano (Raoul Gibault Cirque Medrano) in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2341. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jim Stockley, trough Showme elephants
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Survey 2008 - Elephants in European circuses published by European Elephant Group: Tobias Dornbusch, Jürgen Schilfarth

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