|† Suffa Culli||ID Number:||EEP Number: 962 -|
|Species:||Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)|
|Sex and age:||Female ♀ 23 years old|
|Dead date:||† 1917-12-02|
|Death reason:||euthanised: poisoned and shot|
|Arrived||London Zoo 1876-05-17|
|Born:||1894 wild India|
|Document updated||2011-12-09: text, arrival date|
John C. Edwards claims she came with three other elephants from India in 1876.
At the end of 1917 she lay down and was unable to rise again, and it was decided to destroy her. An attempt to poison her with hydrocyanic acid failed, and she was shot.
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