Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Minnie at Brookfield Zoo

 ☨ ♀ Minnie  

Identification

SSP nr454

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Origin
Born:* 1929 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1976-09-22
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Brookfield Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1934-11-03Brookfield Zoo
from Buck Zoo (Frank Buck Zoo), Gainesville

Record history
History of updates2010-01-14: New elephant

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

† Minnie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1976-09-22 at Brookfield Zoo, in United States, .

Origin


Minnie was born wild 1929.


Comments / pictures

Minnie was the second elephant to reside at the Brookfield Zoo, joining Nancy in 1934 as "a refugee from the Century of Progress world's fair in Chicago."



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Minnie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Brookfield Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 September 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=5568. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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