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Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Philadelphia Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Peggy  dead elephant


SSP nr174


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Born:* 1941 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1994-02-10
Death reason: euthanised: arthritis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Philadelphia Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1947-07-08Philadelphia Zoo
from Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)

Record history
History of updates2009-11-22: Previous locations, Birth, SSP, Death RE
2010-12-31: Death RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Peggy is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1994-02-10 at Philadelphia Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as arthritis.


Peggy was born wild 1941.

Comments / pictures

Peggy was euthanized shortly after collapsing due to debilitating Arthritis.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Peggy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Philadelphia Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 May 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3904. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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