Widget an African savanna elephant at Brookfield Zoo

☨ Widget
ID nr:   SSP Number: 19 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Dead date: 1977-03-14
Death reason: anesthesia:
Location:Brookfield Zoo
ArrivalBrookfield Zoo 1955-05-14
Born:* 1954 wild Kenya
Capture: 1954 ,
Document updated2008-12-24: New elephant RE
2010-10-03: Text RE
Under elephant superintendent Cliff Jones, the Brookfield Zoo took delivery of a baby elephant in May 1954. The Daily News ran a contest to name the animal.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Widget, an African savanna at Brookfield Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4378. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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