Panakka an Asian elephant at Unknown

☨ Panakka
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Dead date:
Death reason: euthanised: shot, aggresive
ArrivalUnknown from John Hagenbeck
John Hagenbeck
from Unknown
Born:* wild Sri Lanka
Document updated2009-11-29: corr, sex
John Hagenbeck bought the elephant in a village close to Kandy. After it was separated from its mahout the elephant became rogue, and was sold back to the owner. later, after the elephant was sold again, he was shot due to aggressivness.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Panakka, an Asian at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 123, 124, Funfundzwanzig Jahre Ceylonaswx, 1922, by John Hagenbeck.

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