Affie (Jenny)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Brookfield Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Affie (Jenny)  dead elephant
Affie. Brookfield Zoo 2008. Photo: © Susan Hoss
Affie. Brookfield Zoo 2008. Photo: © Susan Hoss


SSP nr86


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1971
Dead: 2009-05-15
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Brookfield Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1979-03-31Brookfield Zoo
from Indianapolis Zoo

1971-10-13Indianapolis Zoo
from Fort Wayne Children's Zoological Garden

Record history
History of updates2009-01-01: Previous locations, Name, SSP, Birth
2009-05-17: Death
2009-08-11: Image, Text

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Affie (Jenny) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2009-05-15 at Brookfield Zoo, in United States, .


Affie (Jenny) was born wild 1969, captured 1971 .

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Affie died suddenly and unexpectedly after going to the ground and failed attempts to assist her. According to the Brookfield Zoo, she lived there "for 30 years and, at nearly 40, was the fifth oldest African elephant in an accredited North American zoo".
Affie weighed approximately 10,400 pounds

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Affie (Jenny), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Brookfield Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 March 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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