Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Phil Schacht in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Dondi  dead elephant
Dondi and Phil Schact. Southwick Zoo, 06/2009. Photo: © Ryan Easley
Dondi and Phil Schact. Southwick Zoo, 06/2009. Photo: © Ryan Easley


SSP nr694


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Born:* 1974 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2010-07-28
Death reason: disease: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Phil Schacht, in United States

Date of arrival

1975-04-00Phil Schacht
Record history
History of updates0000-00-00

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† Dondi is a dead single Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2010-07-28 at Phil Schacht, in United States, . Official death reason described as Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).


Dondi was born wild 1974.

Comments / pictures

In 2007, Dondi toured with Circus Flora.

From 2008-2010, Dondi was leased to the Southwick Zoo. She worked an educational "Elephant Facts" presentation and offered elephant rides.

Dondi was one of the last elephants trained by Mac Macdonald and at one time did a one leg stand on a ball.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Dondi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Phil Schacht in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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