Bubi an Asian elephant at Circus Rebernigg (Österreichischer Nationalcircus)

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 ☨ ♂ Bubi  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 26 years old
Id number
Born:* 1923 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1949-12-00
Death reason: euthanised: shot, aggressive due to musth on tour
Present / last location:Circus Rebernigg (Österreichischer Nationalcircus), in Austria

Date of Arrival

Circus Rebernigg (Österreichischer Nationalcircus)

Document updated2012-06-16: 
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† Bubi is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Circus Rebernigg (Österreichischer Nationalcircus), in Austria, euthanised in 1949-12-00, shot, aggressive due to musth on tour(see detailed list).


Bubi was born wild 1923.

Comments / pictures

Bubi was slaughtered, and the meat served as Schnitzel and Gulasch in Vienna.

The head was exhibited many years at Pharmacy "Zum Elefanten".

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Bubi, an Asian at Circus Rebernigg (Österreichischer Nationalcircus) in Austria. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5337. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 135-136, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf


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