Babe
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
San Francisco Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Babe  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nrT2030

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 59 years old
Origin
Born:* 1906 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1965-12-28
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:San Francisco Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1929-00-00San Francisco Zoo
from Golden Gate Park

1926-06-17Golden Gate Park
from Frank Buck

Record history
History of updates2009-03-18: New elephant

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Babe is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1965-12-28 at San Francisco Zoo, in United States, .

Origin


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

Babe was born wild 1906.


Comments / pictures

In 1929, the new San Francisco Zoo received their first three elephants from Golden Gate Park - Babe, Marguerite and Virginia. All had been imported by Frank Buck, were sold together to Golden Gate Park in June 1926 and three years later transferred to the San Francisco Zoo.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Babe, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at San Francisco Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4680. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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