Smokey an African savanna elephant at Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park)

☨ Smokey
ID nr:   SSP Number: 365 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 28 years old
Dead date: 2001-03-11
Death reason: disease: infection associated, digestive, mechanical abnormality, buried
People killed:1
Location:Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park)
ArrivalOakland Zoo (Knowland Park) 1975-09-16
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
Born:* 1973 wild
Capture: 1975 ,
Imported:1975
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 5 babies

  1. (M) 1995-11-03 -- † 1996-10-07 Kijana, SSP nr: 479
  2. (M) 1995-11-21 -- † 1995-11-21 Unnamed, SSP nr: 480
  3. (M) 1998-05-21 -- † 1998-05-21 noname, SSP nr: 498
  4. (F) 1999-09-18 -- † 1999-09-18 Notnamed, SSP nr: 507
  5. (M) 2001-08-30 -- † 2001-09-02 Dohani, SSP nr: 517
Document updated2009-02-05: Previous locations, Birth
1991: Smokey killed an elephant keeper in Oakland Zoo.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Smokey, an African savanna at Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 31 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2577. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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