Affie (Jenny) an African savanna elephant at Brookfield Zoo


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


Identification

SSP nr86

Description

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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1979-03-31Brookfield Zoo
from Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis Zoo 1971-10-13
from Fort Wayne Children's Zoological Garden

Document updated2009-01-01: Previous locations, Name, SSP, Birth
2009-05-17: Death
2009-08-11: Image, Text
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Description

† Affie (Jenny) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Brookfield Zoo, in United States, of from unknown reasons in 2009-05-15. (see detailed list).

Origin


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


Comments / pictures

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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Affie (Jenny), an African savanna elephant at Brookfield Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3574. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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