Elmer the Safety Elephant an African savanna elephant at Woodland Park Zoo

☨ Elmer the Safety Elephant
ID nr:   SSP Number: 318 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 17 years old
Dead date: 1971-09-25
Death reason: disease: tusk infection
Location:Woodland Park Zoo
ArrivalWoodland Park Zoo 1956-06-00
Born:* 1954 wild
Document updated2010-01-23: species correction
2011-04-26: Previous locations, Birth, Death, SSP RE

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Elmer the Safety Elephant , an African savanna at Woodland Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5226. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Patrick Maluy, Lead Keeper/Elephant Manager, Woodland Park Zoo

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