Hazel (Sapphire) at Knoxville Zoo

† Hazel (Sapphire)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 35 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Dead date: 1980-12-10
Death reason: disease: infection associated, generalized viral; buried
Location:Knoxville Zoo
ArrivedKnoxville Zoo 1974-03-14
from Overton Park Zoo (Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium)
Overton Park Zoo (Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium) 1966-06-12
from Fred Zeehandelaar Inc
Fred Zeehandelaar Inc 1966-00-00
Born:1960 wild
Capture: 1962,
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1978-05-16 -- † 1986-03-25 Hillery, SSP nr: 171
Document updated2008-12-25: Previous locations, SSP, Birth, Death

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