Elephants dead 2008

82 records of elephants deaths in the database during 2008

Name
Species - Sex
BirthDeathAgeReasonLocation
Dumbo
EM - M
19782008-12-1630unknown
died 25 years after arrival 1983-05-13 at
Nagano Chausuyama Zoo
Pang Tsoy (Joy, Nungning)
EM - F
2008-12-08?disease
foreign body in food
died 1 years after arrival 2007-00-00 at
Chiang Mai Night Safari
Pang Kunyai (Grandma)
EM - F
2008-12-07?disease
foreign body in food
died 1 years after arrival 2007-00-00 at
Chiang Mai Night Safari
Anka
EM - F
19622008-11-1546euthanised
collapsed due to serious leg problems and couldnt rise
died 11 years after arrival 1997-03-05 at
Mallorca Safari Park (Auto Safari Reserva Africana)
Mac
EM - M
2006-10-012008-11-092disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
died 2 years after arrival 2006-10-01 at
Houston Zoo
Malti
EM - F
2007-08-092008-11-011disease
acute heart failure because of Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
died 1 years after arrival 2007-08-09 at
Calgary Zoo
fetal death
LA -
2008-10-282008-10-280maternal death
died 0 years after arrival 2008-10-27 at
Atlanta Zoo
Dottie
LA - F
19822008-10-2726disease
pneumonia
died 22 years after arrival 1986-11-14 at
Atlanta Zoo
Tarun
EM - M
19742008-10-1934disease
after a tuskoperation 13 Oct
died 26 years after arrival 1982-05-08 at
Odessa Zoo
unknown
EM - M
19602008-10-0048unknown
died 45 years after arrival 1963-00-00 at
Doha Zoo
Hilda? or Indra?
EM - F
19682008-09-2340accident
escaped from circus and hit by a bus
Gran Circo Union
71
LA - F
19822008-09-1926disease
chronic pancreatitis
died 6 years after arrival 2002-11-00 at
Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
noname
LA - M
2008-08-142008-09-130unknown
became unresponsive and veterinary and animal care staff were unable to revive it
died 0 years after arrival 2008-08-14 at
Montgomery Zoo
Candy (Masha, Marta)
EM - F
1995-03-022008-09-1213unknown
died 1 years after arrival 2007-12-01 at
Erevan Zoo (Yerevan)
Misha
LA - F
19812008-09-0927euthanised
because of declining health
died 3 years after arrival 2005-04-22 at
Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo)
Bonus
LA - M
2008-08-262008-09-050disease
anorexia, general weakness
died 0 years after arrival 2008-08-26 at
Elephant Experience
Tequila
LA - F
19702008-09-0238unknown
necropsy inconclusive
died 34 years after arrival 1974-09-04 at
Toronto Zoo
Anja
LA - F
19732008-09-0035disease
pneumonia
died 3 years after arrival 2005-00-00 at
Circus Voyage (Alois Spindler)
Eva
LA - F
19682008-09-0040unknown
Aqualeon Zoo
Mary
LA - F
19852008-08-1623disease
colic with intestinal rupturecolic with intestinal rupture
died 4 years after arrival 2004-12-17 at
Montgomery Zoo
miscarriage
EM - F
2008-08-142008-08-140miscarriage
died 0 years after arrival 2008-08-14 at
Woodland Park Zoo
Mocosita
EM - F
19522008-07-1956age
died 53 years after arrival 1955-00-00 at
La Aurora Zoo (Parque Zoológico Nacional La Aurora)
stillborn
EM - M
2008-07-192008-07-190stillborn
died 0 years after arrival 2008-07-19 at
Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal (Wang Chang Ayutthaya Lae Paniat)
Miyo
EM - F
19752008-07-1433unknown
died 25 years after arrival 1983-01-09 at
Hamamatsu Zoo
Chizi
LA - M
2008-07-12?killed
by Lundi
died 1 years after arrival 2007-01-00 at
Wild Horizons Elephant Camp
Mashaba
LA - M
19962008-07-1212euthanised
muscle atrophy which would not heal
died 8 years after arrival 2000-08-00 at
Wild Horizons Elephant Camp
Norris (Mazal)
LA - F
19692008-07-0739maternal death
infection from dead fetus in her uterus
died 35 years after arrival 1973-07-27 at
Ramat Gan Zoo
Calcutta II
EM - F
19482008-07-0760euthanised
declining health
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm
Shara (Sara)
LA - F
1978-01-172008-07-0030unknown
died 2 years after arrival 2006-06-16 at
Port Lympne Zoo
Ganeshi
EM -
2008-07-00?unknown
died 0 years after arrival 2008-06-00 at
Gorumara Central Pilkhana Elephant Camp
Ranga
EM - M
19922008-06-2316unknown
died 12 years after arrival 1996-05-01 at
Tokushima Zoo
Rhani
EM - F
1954-01-002008-06-1354euthanised
foot abcess
died 52 years after arrival 1956-09-01 at
Leipzig Zoo
Petal
LA - F
19552008-06-0953age
acute heart and lung failure after she fell on her side while sleeping
died 51 years after arrival 1957-05-13 at
Philadelphia Zoo
Y Trut
EM - M
19372008-05-2771disease
poisoned, ate grass from a field that had been sprayed with insecticide.
Y Bhem
India
EM - F
19612008-05-2647euthanised
foot problems
died 45 years after arrival 1963-05-04 at
Lodz Zoo
Sai Geeta
EM -
19542008-05-2054disease
died 46 years after arrival 1962-00-00 at
Sathya Sai Baba (Sathyanarayana Raju)
Indumathi
EM - F
2008-05-12?disease
Kukke Shri Subrahmanya temple (Kukke Pattana)
Keke
LA - F
19682008-05-1140euthanised
congestive heart failure
died 5 years after arrival 2003-09-26 at
Dallas Zoo
Phoenix
LA - F
20012008-05-007unknown
died 0 years after arrival 2008-09-00 at
EOP Kafue Release Facility
Indumati
EM - F
2008-05-00?
Kukke Shri Subrahmanya temple (Kukke Pattana)
Parvati
EM - F
2008-05-00?
Saundatti unspecified temple
Mem
EM - F
19432008-04-2365age
died 35 years after arrival 1973-01-23 at
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Busch Gardens Africa)
Zoulu (Zoulou)
LA - F
2008-04-23?unknown
died 1 years after arrival 2007-00-00 at
Platschow Elefantenhof (Sonni Frankello)
Jan
EM - F
19712008-04-1137disease
Tuberculosis
died 23 years after arrival 1985-00-00 at
Tarzan Zerbini Circus
Winky (Winkie)
EM - F
19522008-04-0756euthanised
suffering from joint problems and could not get up
died 3 years after arrival 2005-08-04 at
Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
Shaka
LA - M
2008-04-00?euthanised
agressive, killed elephant handlers
Serendib Elephant Project
Queenie
EM - F
19592008-03-2949age
died 2 years after arrival 2006-02-02 at
The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee
Clem
LA - M
2008-03-19?accident
hit by a freight train on the Masuwe estate on 19 March 2008, whilst feeding unattended
Adventure Zone (Safari Par Excellence)
stillborn
EM - M
2008-03-192008-03-190stillborn
died 0 years after arrival 2008-03-19 at
Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal (Wang Chang Ayutthaya Lae Paniat)
Som Neuk
EM - M
20042008-03-154disease
internal bleeding and intoxication
died 1 years after arrival 2007-03-00 at
Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp)
Delhi
EM - F
19362008-03-1172age
died 5 years after arrival 2003-11-23 at
The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee
stillborn
EM -
2008-03-112008-03-110stillborn
died 0 years after arrival 2008-03-11 at
Cologne Zoo (Zoo Köln)
miscarriage
EM -
2008-03-072008-03-070miscarriage
died 0 years after arrival 2008-03-07 at
Emmen Zoo
stillborn
LA -
2008-03-012008-03-010stillborn
still in uterus
died 0 years after arrival 2008-03-01 at
Colchester Zoo
Alicia
LA - F
19612008-02-2947disease
intestinal colic
died 28 years after arrival 1980-09-05 at
Barcelona Zoo (Park Zoologic de Barcelona)
Tempo (Tembo, Hĺkon)
LA - M
1982-00-002008-02-2726euthanised
brain-tumors
died 23 years after arrival 1985-09-13 at
Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have)
Plai Eak (Plai Aek)
EM - M
2008-02-25?unknown
died 29 years after arrival 1979-00-00 at
Chiang Mai Zoo
Solomon
LA - M
19832008-02-0525disease
colitis
died 22 years after arrival 1986-07-31 at
Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
noname (Audrey?)
LA - F
2007-11-282008-02-051euthanised
staphylococcus skin infection, compromised immune system and suffering from malnourishment
died 1 years after arrival 2007-11-28 at
San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)
Vance (Doc)
EM - M
19712008-02-0037euthanised
leg problems
died 20 years after arrival 1988-09-21 at
Bowmanville Zoo
Babe (Assam)
EM - F
19672008-01-2441maternal death
torn uterus
died 17 years after arrival 1991-02-02 at
Fort Worth Zoo
stillborn
EM - unknown
2008-01-222008-01-220stillborn
died 0 years after arrival 2008-01-22 at
Fort Worth Zoo
Bambo
LA - M
2002-07-092008-00-006unknown
died 6 years after arrival 2002-07-09 at
Sigean Zoo (Réserve Africaine de Sigean)
Suwako
EM - F
1943200865unknown
died 58 years after arrival 1950-09-28 at
Kobe Oiji Zoo
Kitty
EM - F
1962200846unknown
died 17 years after arrival 1991-00-00 at
Circus Alex
Shenka
EM - M
1959200849disease
heart failure
died 44 years after arrival 1964-00-00 at
Circus Alberti (Stefan Frank)
Bessie
EM - F
2008?unknown
died 5 years after arrival 2003-01-00 at
Wild Adventures
Tulip
LA - F
2008?poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
noname
LA - F
200720081poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Isabella
LA - F
1990200818poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Baanyen
EM - F
1969200839unknown
died 0 years after arrival 2008-07-09 at
FAE Elephant Hospital
Toansai
EM - M
2008?stillborn
died 0 years after arrival 2008-00-00 at
FAE Elephant Hospital
Bobby
EM - M
1970200838euthanised
tetanus from a wound in the foot
died 17 years after arrival 1991-02-00 at
Natal Zoo Lion Park
unknown
EM -
200820080unknown
Surin unspecified Elephant Camp
M262
LA - M
1968200840poached
speared by Masai worriors
died 40 years after arrival 1968-00-00 at
Amboseli National Park
Ganesh
LA - M
1963200845poached
speared by Masai worriors
died 45 years after arrival 1963-00-00 at
Amboseli National Park
Unknown male class 1B
LA - M
2008?poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Eldoret
LA - M
2008?poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Calvin
LA - M
2008?poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Trevor
LA - M
2008?poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Isis
LA - F
2008?poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Twoo
LA - F
200120087poached
speared by Masai worriors
died 7 years after arrival 2001-00-00 at
Amboseli National Park

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Deaths throughout the years

1268, 1516, 1553, 1655, 1784, 1802, 1816, 1819, 1820, 1826, 1836, 1847, 1849, 1855, 1859, 1866, 1867, 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012,

Sex: M is a male elephant bull, F is a female elephant cow. Species: LA is african bush/savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), LC is african forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), EM is asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Status: (of training method) FC Free contact, PC is Protected contact, CC is Confined contact and NC is No contact and dead means that the elephant is not more living and trained.

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