Calle
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
San Francisco Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Calle  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr340

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Origin
Born:* 1967 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2004-03-06
Death reason: euthanised: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), arthritis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:San Francisco Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1997-03-19San Francisco Zoo
from Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson)

1996-11-02Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson)
from Los Angeles Zoo

1994-10-27Los Angeles Zoo
from Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson)

1990-10-10Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson)
from Trunk and Hump ( Martin Dinnes, Steve Martin )

Trunk and Hump ( Martin Dinnes, Steve Martin )
from Howard Johnson

Record history
History of updates2009-02-02: Previous locations, SSP, Death, Text RE
2011-06-16: Previous location RE
2013-07-05: Previous locations RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Calle is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2004-03-06 at San Francisco Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), arthritis.

Origin


Calle was born wild 1967.


Comments / pictures

Calle was one of the elephants whose vocalizations were recorded and used in "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King."


Contradictory records:

The North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant states Calle arrived to the Johnsons from Lion Country Safari in West Palm Beach, California.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Calle, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at San Francisco Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 May 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=167. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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