Betty an Asian elephant at Royal Melbourne Zoological Park

 ☨ ♀ Betty  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 42 years old
Id numberLocal id Number: 390002ASMP Number: 24
Born:* 1931 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1973-09-25
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:Royal Melbourne Zoological Park, in Australia

Date of Arrival

1939-01-01Royal Melbourne Zoological Park from Mayfields Kennels and Zoo (H.H. de Souza)

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† Betty is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Royal Melbourne Zoological Park, in Australia, from unknown reasons in 1973-09-25, (see detailed list).


Betty was born wild 1931.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Betty, an Asian at Royal Melbourne Zoological Park in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 November 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Taxon Report for Elephas maximus, by Sjoukje Vaartjes, Animal Records Officer, Melbourne Zoo.


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