Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Bowmanville Zoo in Canada

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Lisa  dead elephant


SSP nr271


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 32 years old
Born:* 1958 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1990-09-06
Death reason: euthanised: foot problemss
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Bowmanville Zoo, in Canada

Date of arrival

1988-08-00Bowmanville Zoo
from Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)

1988-05-01Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)
from Pankows Pachyderms (Chuck Pankow)

Pankows Pachyderms (Chuck Pankow)
from Marriotts Great America

1972-12-01Marriotts Great America
from Creative Animal Techniques

Creative Animal Techniques
from Gene Holters Movieland Animals (Gene Holter)

Record history
History of updates2010-12-31: Cause of death, Previous locations, Text RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Lisa is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1990-09-06 at Bowmanville Zoo, in Canada, . Official death reason described as foot problemss.


Lisa was born wild 1958.

Comments / pictures

Lisa was still owned by Chuck Pankow while in Syracuse and Bowmanville.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Lisa, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Bowmanville Zoo in Canada. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 November 2023 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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