Cookie at North Carolina Zoo

† Cookie
ID Number:   SSP Number: 154 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 3 years old
Dead date: 1980-04-25
Death reason: disease: infection associated generalized bacterial; buried
Location:North Carolina Zoo
ArrivedNorth Carolina Zoo 1979-05-26
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
International Animal Exchange (Ferndale) 1979-05-23
from
Born:1977 wild South Africa
Document updated2008-12-24: New elephant
Zelda, Cookie and Tinker were imported together from South Africa to the International Animal Exchange in May 1979. They arrvied to the North Carolina Zoo together. Cookie and Zelda died within two weeks of each other less than a year later of a generalized viral infection, while Tinker would live for eleven more years before euthanization.

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