Affie (Jenny) at Brookfield Zoo

Female ♀ African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) Affie (Jenny) at Brookfield Zoo

Affie. Brookfield Zoo 2008. Photo: © Susan Hoss
† Affie (Jenny)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 86 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Dead date: 2009-05-15
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Brookfield Zoo
ArrivedBrookfield Zoo 1979-03-31
from Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis Zoo 1971-10-13
from Fort Wayne Children's Zoological Garden
Fort Wayne Children's Zoological Garden 1971-02-00
Born:1969 wild
Capture: 1971,
Document updated2009-01-01: Previous locations, Name, SSP, Birth
2009-05-17: Death
2009-08-11: Image, Text
Affie died suddenly and unexpectedly after going to the ground and failed attempts to assist her. According to the Brookfield Zoo, she lived there "for 30 years and, at nearly 40, was the fifth oldest African elephant in an accredited North American zoo".
Affie weighed approximately 10,400 pounds

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