Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Cindy  dead elephant

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Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Subspecies: Elephas maximus indicus
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Born:* 1962 unknown
Birth place: in Thailand unspecified location
Imported:1962 by Elephant Mountain (Morgan Berry)
Freight:by air Boeing 707 from Bangkok
Dead: 2002-11-19
Death reason: euthanised: arthritis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, in United States

Date of arrival

1992-01-19Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
from Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)

1989-11-28Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
from San Diego Zoo Safari Park

1982-12-15San Diego Zoo Safari Park
from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

1964-00-00Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
from Boulder City unspecified owner

1964-00-00Boulder City unspecified owner
from Elephant Mountain (Morgan Berry)

1962-00-00Elephant Mountain (Morgan Berry) 1962-00-00
from Bangkok unspecified animal dealer

Bangkok unspecified animal dealer
from Thailand unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2009-10-07

Latest document update2021-09-18 11:20:27
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† Cindy is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2002-11-19 at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, in United States, . Official death reason described as arthritis.


Cindy was born unknown 1962 at Thailand unspecified location. and imported 1962 by Elephant Mountain (Morgan Berry), by air Boeing 707 from Bangkok

Comments / pictures

Cindy in Point Defiance Zoo and AquariumCindy and Alan Roocroft, 1984

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Cindy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 July 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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