Dixie
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Dixie  dead elephant
Dixie in Whipsnade 1961 or 1962. Photo: *BRACK
Dixie in Whipsnade 1961 or 1962. Photo: Christoffer Brack, Wüppertal, Germany. Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100073098771893

Identification

EEP nr0302

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 46 years old
Origin
Born:* 1917 wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Death
Dead: 1963-10-21
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom

Date of arrival

1932-01-18Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
from Bostock & Wombwells Menagerie (Wombwell No.2 menagerie)

Record history
History of updates2009-01-31: arrival date, and from
2012-06-13: corr death date
2021-10-28: picture
2021-11-12: Born in Asia

Latest document update2021-11-12 18:08:34
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† Dixie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1963-10-21 at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, in United Kingdom, .

Origin


Dixie was born wild 1917 at Asia unspecified location.


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Contradictory records:

Other sources state she died in 1966

Records about Dixie from EEPEuropean Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Dixie:

0302 F ~ 1903 UNK UNK BOSTOCK ~ 1910 NONE Transfer DIXIE
WHIPSNADE 18 Jan 1932 2324 Transfer
21 Oct 1963 Death

Source: EEP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Dixie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2147. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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