Yum Yum at Western Plains Zoo

Female African Bush elephant Yum Yum at Western Plains Zoo

Yum Yum, Roger Brogan & Cuddles. Western Plains Zoo 2008. Photo: © Roger Brogan
† Yum Yum
ID Number:Local id Number: 770010 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Female 41 years
Dead date: 2010-10-03
Death reason: euthanised: digestive related illness
Location:Western Plains Zoo
ArrivedWestern Plains Zoo 1977-12-12
from Longleat Safari Park
Born:1969 wild
Document updated2008-12-28: Image RE
2010-10-04: Text, Death RE
2010-12-06: africans have no studbook nr
2012-03-12: local nr
In 1977, Cherri, Cuddles and Yum Yum were transferred from Britain to the Western Plains Zoo for its grand opening.

At the time of her death, Yum Yum was Australia's oldest elephant at age 41.

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