Penny (Pennie) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at San Francisco Zoo

☨ Penny (Pennie)
ID nr:   SSP Number: 229 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Dead date: 1995-04-02
Death reason: euthanised: arthritis
Location:San Francisco Zoo
ArrivalSan Francisco Zoo 1955-06-08
Born:* 1954-08 wild
Capture: 1955,
Document updated2009-11-24: New elephant RE
2010-12-31: Name, Cause of death RE
The North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant lists Penny arriving to San Francisco from Kampuchea, a South Central Asia region.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Penny (Pennie), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at San Francisco Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at (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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