Empress an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at San Diego Zoo

☨ Empress
ID nr:   SSP Number: 488 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Dead date: 1942-07-01
Death reason: unknown:
Location:San Diego Zoo
ArrivalSan Diego Zoo
from Buck Zoo (Frank Buck Zoo), Gainesville
Born:* 1922 wild Myanmar
Document updated2011-04-20: Previous locations, Birth, Death, SSP, Text RE
Empress and Queenie were imported together to the San Diego Zoo by Frank Buck from the Bombay Lumber Company.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Empress, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at San Diego Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3349. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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