† Nobby is a dead musth Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1975 at Chester Zoo, in United Kingdom, . Official death reason described as shot.
Nobby was born wild 1960.
At the end of October 1975 Nobby escaped from the grounds of the zoo. He was followed to a nearby residential area where an attempt was made to tranquillise him. He was in Musth
at the time and the tranquilliser had no effect. Zoo officials had no alternative but to shoot their only Asian bull. (Paul A. Rees)
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