Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Natal Zoo Lion Park in South Africa

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Bobby  dead elephant
Photo: Lee Sambrook, Whipsnade wildlife park, UK.
Photo: Lee Sambrook, Whipsnade wildlife park, UK.



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 38 years old
Born:* 1970 unknown
Birth place:
Dead: 2008
Death reason: euthanised: tetanus from a wound in the foot
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Natal Zoo Lion Park, in South Africa

Date of arrival

1991-02-00Natal Zoo Lion Park
from Sir Robert Fossetts Circus

1970-00-00Sir Robert Fossetts Circus
from Tyseley Pet Stores

1970-00-00Tyseley Pet Stores
from Friendship Trading Birds and Animals

Record history
History of updates2009-03-25: previous locations
2009-03-25: exporter in Thailand
2012-09-19: image

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Bobby is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2008 at Natal Zoo Lion Park, in South Africa, . Official death reason described as tetanus from a wound in the foot.


Bobby was born unknown 1970.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Bobby, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Natal Zoo Lion Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 May 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jim Stockley, South Africa

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