Cookie an Asian elephant at San Diego Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Cookie  
Cookie. San Diego Wild Animal Park 12/2007. Photo: © Amanda Pippin
Cookie. San Diego Wild Animal Park 12/2007. Photo: © Amanda Pippin


Identification

SSP nr217

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 57 years old
Origin
Born:* 1955 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2012-01-06
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations
Present / last location:San Diego Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2009-04-25San Diego Zoo
from San Diego Zoo Safari Park
San Diego Zoo Safari Park 1981-02-06
from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Busch Gardens Africa)

Document updated2008-12-28: Previous locations, SSP
2009-04-26: Transfer, Text, Image
2009-07-02: Image
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† Cookie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at San Diego Zoo, in United States, of euthanised in 2012-01-06. (see detailed list).

Origin


Cookie was born wild 1955.


Comments / pictures

On May 23, the San Diego Zoo's new elephant exhibit is slated to open, the Harry and Grace Steele Elephant Odyssey.
"The elephants to be moved - a 43-year-old male named Ranchipur, a 54-year-old female named Cookie, a 44-year-old female called Mary, and a 42-year-old female named Cha Cha - have lived at the Wild Animal Park for decades. They will join the zoo's two Asian pachyderms and one African elephant in the new exhibit, called The Harry and Grace Steele Elephant Odyssey. In the works for several years, the $45 million exhibit covers 7.5 acres and will feature other animals, including lions and California condors. The elephant section covers just over 2.5 acres, which is about the size of the Wild Animal Park's Asian elephant enclosure."
The elephants were transported in iron crates on tractor trailers, and relocated into the exhibit by construction cranes in April 2009.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Cookie, an Asian elephant at San Diego Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3316. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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