Jean an Asian elephant at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

☨ Jean
ID nr:   SSP Number: 213 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Dead date: 1989-12-01
Death reason: euthanised: infarction of uterus leading to peritonitis following caesarean section
Location:San Diego Zoo Safari Park
ArrivalSan Diego Zoo Safari Park 1972-04-21
from San Diego Zoo
Born:* 1969 wild India
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1989-11-20 -- † 1989-11-20 stillborn, SSP nr: 316
Document updated2010-12-31: Cause of death RE
2011-04-08: Death RE
2011-09-01: C-section RE
Jean was euthanized following complications of a stillbirth in November 1989.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Jean, an Asian at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1998. (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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