Lois an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ralph Mitchell Zoo

☨ Lois
ID nr:   SSP Number: 178 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Dead date: 1994-01-21
Death reason: disease: foot infection
Location:Ralph Mitchell Zoo
ArrivalRalph Mitchell Zoo 1974-04-19
from Dailey Brothers Circus
Born:* 1971 wild
Document updated2009-11-22: New elephant RE
2010-12-31: Cause of death RE
Lois died of a foot infection in her right front foot.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Lois, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Ralph Mitchell Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5416. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71

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