Tanya II
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Jenda Smaha in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Tanya II  dead elephant


Local id Number 2


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1974
Death reason: disease: stomach virus
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Jenda Smaha, in United States

Date of arrival

1972-00-00Jenda Smaha
Record history
History of updates2012-06-07: New elephant RE
2018-02-28: text, died at Smaha?
2018-03-03: death year, text

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Tanya II is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1974 at Jenda Smaha, in United States, . Official death reason described as stomach virus.


Tanya II was born wild .

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Second Tanya of Jenda Smaha

A Chicago, Illinois, news article ("Eulogy for Tanya the pachyderm," Chicago Tribune, 09/11/1974, p. C19) discusses the death of four year old Tanya who succumbed to a stomach virus. //Ryan Easley

The second died in 1974 to a stomach virus. She was 4.

Chang Reynolds files at Circus World, through Ryan Easley
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Tanya II, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Jenda Smaha in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12702. (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
  • Chang Reynolds files at Circus World, through Ryan Easley

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