Chiquita an Asian elephant at Circus Rancy (Cirque Rancy)


 ☨ ♀ Chiquita  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Id number

People killed:1
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1972-06-17
Death reason: euthanised: aggressive, killed Dany Renz in Issoire, France
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1972-06-17
(dead † 1972-06-17)
stillborn
Locations
Present / last location:Circus Rancy (Cirque Rancy), in France

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Circus Rancy (Cirque Rancy)
from Paris Zoo Vincennes
Paris Zoo Vincennes
from Circus Rancy (Cirque Rancy)
Circus Rancy (Cirque Rancy)
from Fossett Brothers Circus (Fossetts Circus)
Fossett Brothers Circus (Fossetts Circus) 1964-00-00
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus European Tour 1963-00-00
from Fossett Brothers Circus (Fossetts Circus)
Fossett Brothers Circus (Fossetts Circus)
from Circus Rosaire

Document updated2012-09-19: 
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Description

† Chiquita is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Circus Rancy (Cirque Rancy), in France, of euthanised in 1972-06-17. Official death reason described as aggressive, killed Dany Renz in Issoire, France. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. () 1972-06-17 -- † 1972-06-17 stillborn

Origin


Chiquita was born wild .


Comments / pictures

1972-06-16: Attacked her elephant keeper, and killed her owner director Dany Renz, who died 17 june on hospital, why she was euthanised the same day.

According to Mr A. Zoll in Munich, Chiquita was pregnant in 8 month (with Siam in Paris Zoo) by her death.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Chiquita, an Asian at Circus Rancy (Cirque Rancy) in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3192. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 133-134, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • Page 16 (under records of Siam), Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • A. Zoll, Munich.

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