Elephants dead 2017

82 records of elephants deaths in the database during 2017

Name
Species - Sex
BirthDeathAgeReasonLocation
Syndha (Cynda)
EM - F
19672017?50unknown
died 34 years after arrival 1983-00-00 at
Circus Gruss (Cirque Alexis Gruss)
Amy
LA - F
19872017-12-1230euthanised
torn ligament in her right elbow
died 2 years after arrival 2015-05-00 at
Chaffee Zoological Gardens
Shannon
LA - F
19802017-12-1137unknown
died 1 years after arrival 2016-08-00 at
Topeka Zoo
Pushpakali
EM - F
2017-12-11?age
anorexia
died 31 years after arrival 1986-00-00 at
Dudhwa National Park
Gee Wat
EM - F
2017-12-10?unknown
Phulung elephant village
Dehli (Delhi)
EM - F
19722017-12-0245unknown
Heart failure?
died 43 years after arrival 1974-00-00 at
Circus Krone
Bharatha
EM - M
2017-12-00?disease
bacterial infection, possibly tuberculosis?
Mudumalai Theppakadu elephant camp
Paichit
EM - M
20172017-12-000unknown
died 0 years after arrival 2017-03-00 at
Saree Elephant Training Center (PLG-Saree)
Valli
LA - M
2017-12-00?
died from injuries after fight with another bull
Addo Elephant National Park
Plai Tong Jai
EM - M
2017-11-14?unknown
died 10 years after arrival 2007-04-00 at
BLES (Boon Lotts Elephant Sanctuary)
Tina
EM - F
19652017-11-0552unknown
died 51 years after arrival 1966-06-14 at
Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens)
Tunga
EM - M
2004-10-102017-10-3013disease
bacterial infection
died 7 years after arrival 2010-04-21 at
Ieper Zoo (Bellewaerde Park)
Chompoo (Tara?)
EM - M
2017-10-21?
broken bones after fall into river
died 0 years after arrival 2017-10-19 at
Thai National Elephant Institute (Thai Elephant Conservation Center, TECC)
Nala
LA - F
2003-04-072017-10-2014unknown
during transport
died 14 years after arrival 2003-04-07 at
Knowsley Safari Park
Thong Dee
EM - F
2017-10-17?
BLES (Boon Lotts Elephant Sanctuary)
Bong Su
EM - M
1974-08-032017-10-0943euthanised
degenerative joint disease
died 40 years after arrival 1977-02-01 at
Royal Melbourne Zoological Park
stillborn
EM - M
2017-10-082017-10-080stillborn
died 0 years after arrival 2017-10-08 at
Y Sor Hra
Nalakite
LA - F
2017-10-05?accident
lost her footing after a previous injury
Masai Mara
Ashwathama
EM - M
20092017-10-008disease
acute pneumonia
died 6 years after arrival 2011-05-00 at
Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
Kham Lin (Khamlin, Kamlin)
EM - F
2017-10-00?unknown
died 4 years after arrival 2013-01-16 at
Elephant Sanctuary Cambodia
Mohan
EM - M
2017-10-00?unknown
unexplained fracture?
died 1 years after arrival 2016-09-23 at
Mathura Elephant Conservation and Care Centre (Wildlife SOS India)
Little Male
LA - M
2017-10-00?killed
shot
Amboseli National Park
Dumbledore
LA - M
20032017-10-0014disease
died 14 years after arrival 2003-00-00 at
Amboseli National Park
Puppi (Püppi)
EM - F
2017-09-032017-09-100unknown
died 0 years after arrival 2017-09-03 at
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Warren
LA - M
2008?2017-09-089anesthesia
died 1 years after arrival 2016-03-11 at
Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo
Sabbah
EM - F
19702017-09-0047unknown
died 0 years after arrival 2017-02-11 at
Joy Gärtner
unknown
LA -
2017-05-312017-08-300
died 0 years after arrival 2017-05-31 at
International Conservation Center
Mor
EM - F
2017-08-30?unknown
died 0 years after arrival 2017-03-27 at
BEES (Burm and Emilys Elephant Sanctuary)
Lisa
LA - F
19732017-08-2244unknown
died 1 years after arrival 2016-04-19 at
Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
Mara
EM - F
2011-09-172017-08-136unknown
twisted intestine
died 6 years after arrival 2011-09-17 at
Toyohashi Zoo and Botanical Park
Rajlokkhi
EM - F
2017-07-22?
Sirajul Islam
Bona
EM - F
2017-07-12?unknown
Circo Rony Roller
Sak (Chieng Mai)
EM - M
19592017-06-2858euthanised
died 55 years after arrival 1962-06-22 at
Copenhagen Zoo (Zoologisk Have)
Parthasarathy (Parthasa-rathy)
EM - M
19692017-06-2348
collapsed and died
died 42 years after arrival 1975-00-00 at
Aaranmula Parthasarathi Temple
noname
EM - M
2017-06-122017-06-180euthanised
infection?, heart problems
died 0 years after arrival 2017-06-12 at
Cologne Zoo (Zoo Köln)
Boon Ma
EM - F
1950?2017-06-1567unknown
died 14 years after arrival 2003-06-00 at
Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)
Thilak
EM - M
2017-06-14?
Yala Ruhunu National Park
Kara (Soma)
EM - F
19752017-06-0742euthanised
chronic osteoarthritis
died 34 years after arrival 1983-04-28 at
Chaffee Zoological Gardens
Junior Achuthan
EM - M
19782017-06-0739unknown
collapsed and died
Guruvayur Dewaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
Winkie II (Winky)
EM - F
19662017-05-1751euthanised
died 17 years after arrival 2000-09-12 at
The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee
Suzi
EM - F
19842017-05-1333unknown
leg problems
Lahore Zoo
Penny
LA - F
19792017-05-0438euthanised
died 16 years after arrival 2001-12-10 at
Riverbanks Zoological Park
Thiruvambadi Ramabhadran
EM - M
2017-04-26?unknown
collapsed and died
Thiruvambadi Devaswom temple
Chang Jiew (Dante)
EM - M
2010-02-152017-04-227disease
virus?
died 7 years after arrival 2010-02-00 at
FAE Elephant Hospital
Sita
EM - F
2017-04-20?unknown
died 2 years after arrival 2015-11-00 at
Mathura Elephant Conservation and Care Centre (Wildlife SOS India)
Limbo
LA - M
1991-01-132017-04-0826euthanised
died 14 years after arrival 2003-03-12 at
ZooParc de Beauval
Tok
EM - M
2017-04-07?killed
shot by police officer
Choeung Tieng
Izumi
EM - F
19552017-04-0662unknown
died 53 years after arrival 1964-04-22 at
Kiryu Oka Zoo
Aung Si
EM - M
2002-03-042017-04-0015disease
Food poisoning
died 10 years after arrival 2007-04-20 at
Sevilla Exotic animals reserve Castillo de las Guardas
Unt Bwe
EM - M
2006-05-232017-04-0011disease
Food poisoning
died 6 years after arrival 2011-05-10 at
Sevilla Exotic animals reserve Castillo de las Guardas
Than Myan
EM - M
2002-09-052017-04-0015disease
Food poisoning
died 4 years after arrival 2013-12-05 at
Sevilla Exotic animals reserve Castillo de las Guardas
Kan Kaung
EM - M
2002-05-272017-04-0015disease
Food poisoning
died 4 years after arrival 2013-12-05 at
Sevilla Exotic animals reserve Castillo de las Guardas
Euan (Toomai)
EM - M
2004-09-252017-04-0013disease
Food poisoning
died 6 years after arrival 2011-05-10 at
Sevilla Exotic animals reserve Castillo de las Guardas
Tsje Pyan
EM - M
1997-12-232017-04-0020disease
Food poisoning
died 14 years after arrival 2003-04-22 at
Sevilla Exotic animals reserve Castillo de las Guardas
Cuddles
LA - F
19732017-03-2244unknown
died 40 years after arrival 1977-12-12 at
Western Plains Zoo
Thembi
EM - F
19862017-03-2031unknown
died 29 years after arrival 1988-10-00 at
Living With Elephants (Douglas and Sandi Groves)
Baan Yen (Ben Yen)
EM - F
2017-03-16?
collapsed, leg fractures
died 1 years after arrival 2016-12-14 at
Phuket Elephant Sanctuary
Jumbo (Mila, Melanie Kai, Mele Kahea)
LA - F
19732017-03-1544unknown
died 4 years after arrival 2013-11-14 at
San Diego Zoo
Kito
LA - M
2002-12-062017-03-1315disease
heart failure
died 8 years after arrival 2009-06-03 at
Dvur Kralove Zoo
Jaan Dee (Jandee)
EM - F
2017-03-08?
died 1 years after arrival 2016-00-00 at
Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)
Tubtim
EM - F
19472017-03-0470age
died 3 years after arrival 2014-09-00 at
Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)
Satao II
LA - M
2017-03-00?poached
shot with a poisoned arrow
Tsavo National Park
Somwang
EM -
2017-02-25?unknown
FAE Elephant Hospital
Buria
EM - F
19692017-02-2448age
died 7 years after arrival 2010-04-29 at
Neunkirchen Zoo
Packy
EM - M
1962-04-142017-02-0955euthanised
because of tuberculosis
died 55 years after arrival 1962-04-14 at
Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
Kapile (Kapila)
EM - F
19442017-02-0573disease
health-related issues
Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail)
Dehli (Kamalachi)
EM - F
19682017-02-00?49euthanised
Pinderland
Alice
LA - F
19702017-01-3147age
natural causes
died 45 years after arrival 1972-09-04 at
Wildlife Safari
Milot
EM - F
2017-01-31?unknown
died 8 years after arrival 2009-10-00 at
Elephant Valley Project
Indri (Indra, Indira)
EM - F
19352017-01-3082age
natural causes
died 49 years after arrival 1968-00-00 at
Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail)
Gunda
EM - F
19502017-01-2367euthanised
died 63 years after arrival 1954-11-16 at
Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum
Opal
EM - F
19692017-01-1048
from injuries
Endangered Ark Foundation
Nam Phon (Namphon)
EM -
2017-01-06?unknown
died 1 years after arrival 2016-03-11 at
WFFT wildlife rescue center and Elephant refuge
Bhrikuti Kali
EM -
2017-01-05?unknown
Tiger Tops Bardia Lodge
Bhrikuti Kali
EM - F
2017-01-05?age
Chitwan Hattisar (Sauraha Elephant Breeding Centre)
Hadari
LA - F
19802017-01-0237
cardiac arrest
died 2 years after arrival 2015-09-24 at
The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee
Goni (Beule)
LA - F
1993201724unknown
died 8 years after arrival 2009-03-05 at
Parc Zoologique de Amneville (Coulange Zoo)
Adithyan
EM - M
1995201722unknown
overworked
Guruvayur Dewaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
Unnikrishnan
EM - M
1970201747unknown
Thiruvambadi Devaswom temple
Hamsa Raj
EM - M
1952201765disease
Tuberculosis?
Kerala unspecified private owner
Ayear Soe
EM - F
2017?disease
died 0 years after arrival 2017-00-00 at
Winga Baw Elephant Camp (Bago)
Ganapathy
- M
1975201742
collapsed and died
Koduman Kunjumon

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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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