Dixie an Asian elephant at Crandon Park Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Dixie  


SSP nr485


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 21 years old
Born:* 1955 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1976-03-16
Death reason: anesthesia: heart attack during second foot surgery
Present / last location:Crandon Park Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

Crandon Park Zoo
from William C. Bergstrom
William C. Bergstrom 1962-08-00
from Deggeller Amusement Company
Deggeller Amusement Company 1960-03-00
from Tote-Em-In Zoo (now Tregembo Animal Park)
Tote-Em-In Zoo (now Tregembo Animal Park) 1959-09-23
from Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Smithsonian National Zoological Park 1956-11-06
from Von Brothers Circus

Document updated2011-06-14: Previous locations RE
2012-04-09: Previous locations, Birth, Death, Text RE
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† Dixie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Crandon Park Zoo, in United States, of anesthesia in 1976-03-16. Official death reason described as heart attack during second foot surgery. (see detailed list).


Dixie was born wild 1955.

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Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Dixie, an Asian elephant at Crandon Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2568. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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