Lucki an Asian elephant at San Diego Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Lucki  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (500)
Born:* 1941 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1941
Dead date: 1988-08-28
Death reason: unknown:
Present / last location:San Diego Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1941-08-11San Diego Zoo
from Calcutta Alipore Zoo (Alipore Zoological gardens)

Document updated2009-11-24: New elephant
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† Lucki is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at San Diego Zoo, in United States, of from unknown reasons in 1988-08-28. (see detailed list).


Lucki was born wild 1941, captured 1941 .

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In August 1941, the San Diego Zoo imported two Asian cows from the Alipore Zoo in West Bengal India. Maya and Lucki resided together until Lucki's death in August 1988. Maya would only live for another thirty months, passing away at the age of fifty.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Lucki, an Asian at San Diego Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA


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