Mary Ann
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Maryland Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Mary Ann  dead elephant


SSP nrT2317


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 19 years old
Born:* 1922 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1941
Death reason: unknown:
Burial: 1941-00-00, at Maryland graveyard
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Maryland Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1925-04-12Maryland Zoo
Record history
History of updates2009-03-18: New elephant
2021-07-04: Burial

Latest document update2021-07-04 04:53:24
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† Mary Ann is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1941 at Maryland Zoo, in United States, .


The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

Mary Ann was born wild 1922.

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Mary Ann was the first elephant at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. She was purchased for $700 with money collected by school children.

The first elephant at the Baltimore Zoo, Mary Ann, received an official burial in a Maryland graveyard when she died in 1941.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Mary Ann, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Maryland Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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