Cilly an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Unknown

☨ Cilly
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1, unknown age
Dead date:
Death reason: unknown:
from Vienna Zoo (Tiergarten Schönbrunn)
Vienna Zoo (Tiergarten Schönbrunn)
from Oskar Fischer (Oskars Elefanten-revue)
Born:* wild
Document updated2018-03-08: location (Vienna Zoo)
Trained by Albert Schumann in Argentina in the thirties. Elephant keeper was
Andres Araoz from Argentina.

After WWII was ended, these elephants were left in Vienna's Zoo.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Cilly, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Unknown in Unknown. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 146-148, Jumbo auf dem Drahtseil - Elefanten dressuren von gestern und heute by Gerhard Zapf
  • Andres Araoz

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