Penny (Pennie) an Asian elephant at San Francisco Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Penny (Pennie)  

Identification

SSP nr229

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Origin
Born:* 1954-08 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1955
Death
Dead date: 1995-04-02
Death reason: euthanised: arthritis
Locations
Present / last location:San Francisco Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1955-06-08San Francisco Zoo

Document updated2009-11-24: New elephant RE
2010-12-31: Name, Cause of death RE
Random literature
Description

† Penny (Pennie) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at San Francisco Zoo, in United States, of euthanised in 1995-04-02. Official death reason described as arthritis. (see detailed list).

Origin


Penny (Pennie) was born wild 1954-08, captured 1955 .


Comments / pictures

The North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant lists Penny arriving to San Francisco from Kampuchea, a South Central Asia region.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Penny (Pennie), an Asian elephant at San Francisco Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3542. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71

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