Miss Daisy at Honolulu Zoo (Kapiolani Park Zoo)

† Miss Daisy
ID Number:   SSP Number: 303 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1933,
Death reason: killed:
People killed:1
Location:Honolulu Zoo (Kapiolani Park Zoo)
ArrivedHonolulu Zoo (Kapiolani Park Zoo) 1916-00-00
from Highfield Hall (Ellis Stanley Joseph)
Highfield Hall (Ellis Stanley Joseph) 1914-12-00
from Ellis Stanley Joseph
Ellis Stanley Joseph 1914-12-00
Born: wild
Document updated2010-09-29: new record
2011-04-26: SSP, Death, Text, RE
2018-11-11: import 1914, stayd Highfield
"In 1916 Joseph also delivered a young African elephant to Honolulu’s Kapiolani Park Zoo, the first elephant housed there. Named Miss Daisy, she was a fixture until March 1933 when she went of a rampage. She killed her keeper George Conradt and got loose. She was gunned down by soldiers from an Army base." //Richard Reynolds III

Contradictory records:
The North American Regional Studbook for the African Elephant lists 'Daisy' as arriving to the Honolulu Zoo at an unknown date and euthanized in 1916. It is assumed this is the animal spoken of by Richard Reynolds, the "first elephant housed there."

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