|ID nr:||Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /customers/6/2/a/elephant.se/httpd.www/database2.php on line 774 SSP Number: T2250 -|
|Sex and age:||Female ♀ 10 years old|
|Dead date:||† 1956-06-22|
|Location:||Lee Richardson Zoo|
|Arrival||Lee Richardson Zoo 1953-00-00|
from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo 1948-00-00
from Jungleland Thousand Oaks animal farm (Louis Goebel)
|Born:||* 1946 wild|
|Document updated||2009-03-17: New elephant Re|
2009-11-27: Text RE
2011-06-09: Species RE
The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."
1956. Penny, the zoo’s first elephant, was donated by the Cheyenne Mountain zoo in Colorado Springs. She was transported here gratis by local trucker, C.F. McGraw, and was reputed to have rocked back and forth on the way, almost upsetting the truck.
History of Lee Richardson Zoo
According to the North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant, Penny arrived at the Lee Richardson Zoo in 1953.
Reference listKoehl, D., (2020). Penny, an Asian at Lee Richardson Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4675. (archived at the Wayback machine)
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