Gretchen an African savanna elephant at Granby Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Gretchen  

Identification

SSP nr22

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 33 years old
Origin
Born:* 1965 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1966
Imported:1967?
Death
Dead date: 1998-09-06
Death reason: disease: infection associated musculoskeletal nutrition
Locations
Present / last location:Granby Zoo, in Canada

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1998-05-04Granby Zoo
from Bowmanville Zoo
Bowmanville Zoo 1993-04-12
from Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden 1967-02-27
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Document updated2008-12-24: New elephant
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† Gretchen is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Granby Zoo, in Canada, of disease in 1998-09-06. Official death reason described as infection associated musculoskeletal nutrition. (see detailed list).

Origin


Gretchen was born wild 1965, captured 1966 . and imported 1967?



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Gretchen, an African savanna elephant at Granby Zoo in Canada. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 13 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4374. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA

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  • Categories1998 deaths | 1965 births | Born in South Africa | 1966 captures | 1967 imports | Elephants from Granby Zoo | Canada | African savanna elephants



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