Kate (Katie)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Kate (Katie)  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 22 years old
Born:* 1970 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1992-05-23
Death reason: euthanised: hip injury
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary, in United States

Date of arrival

1991-00-00Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
from Circus Vargas

Record history
History of updates2010-12-31: Birth, Death, Text RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Kate (Katie) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1992-05-23 at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary, in United States, . Official death reason described as hip injury.


Kate (Katie) was born wild 1970.

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Kate was euthanized in May 1992 due to a hip injury on Circus Vargas in the 1980s.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Kate (Katie), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1997. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71

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