Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Kitty  dead elephant


SSP nr741 / T1229


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 8 years old
Born:* 1964 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1972-08-22
Death reason: :
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1972-07-00Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo
from Clyde Brothers Circus (Howard Suesz)

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History of updates2012-06-06:�New elephant RE
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† Kitty is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1972-08-22 at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo, in United States, .


Kitty was born wild 1964.

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Previous SSP number: T1229

Contradictory records:

SSP Studbook lists acquisition by Clyde Brothers Circus ~1969, arrival to Omaha 07/1972 and death 08/22/1972:

Records about Kitty from SSPNorth American Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Kitty:

741 F ~ 1961 WILD WILD ASIA ???? NONE Capture Kitty
CLYDE ~ 1969 ________ Transfer
OMAHA 1-Jul-72 1580 Transfer
22-Aug-72 Death

Source: SSP studbook for Asian elephants online

Records about Kitty from Bob Cline

Bob Cline lists acquisition by Clyde Brothers Circus 1965, retired to zoo in Iowa 1972.
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Kitty, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants

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