Queenie at Nay Aug Park Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Queenie at Nay Aug Park Zoo

Nay Aug's first elephant, Queenie, arrived June 16, 1924, bought after a regionwide fundraiser garnered more than $3,000. She was greeted by a crowd of about 25,000 people.
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† Queenie
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1935-05-04
Death reason: disease: acute enteritis
Location:Nay Aug Park Zoo
ArrivedNay Aug Park Zoo 1924-06-16
Born: wild
Document updated2011-01-01: New elephant RE
The children of Scranton, Pennsylvania, contributed over $3600 in change to purchase the Nay Aug Park Zoo's first elephant. Queenie arrived in June 1926 from Germany and resided at the zoo until her death in May 1935 due to acute
enteritis, or inflammation of the bowels caused by a bacterial infection.

Records about Queenie from Ryan Easleys Blog at http://showmeelephants.blogspot.com/
Queenie, Female Asian
Unk - Germany
16 Jun 1924 - Nay Aug Park Zoo, Scranton, Pennsylvania
04 May 1935 - Death


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