Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Sydney Zoo in Australia

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Ranee  dead elephant


ASMP nr36


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 43 years old
Born:* 1955 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1962? by Mayfields Kennels and Zoo (H.H. de Souza)
Dead: 1998-11-29
Death reason: anesthesia: collapsed 3 days after vaginal tumoural growth operation
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Sydney Zoo, in Australia

Date of arrival

1962-11-01Sydney Zoo
from Mayfields Kennels and Zoo (H.H. de Souza)

Record history
History of updates2010-05-23: corrected death date, prev. location
2021-09-18: Importer Mayfields Kennels and Zoo (H.H. de Souza)

Latest document update2021-09-18 11:21:27
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† Ranee is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1998-11-29 at Sydney Zoo, in Australia, . Official death reason described as collapsed 3 days after vaginal tumoural growth operation.


Ranee was born wild 1955. and imported 1962? by Mayfields Kennels and Zoo (H.H. de Souza)

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Ranee, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Sydney Zoo in Australia. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2069. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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