Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Audubon Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Mary  dead elephant
Alternative name: Mary Twinkle


SSP nr459


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 16 years old
Born:* 1945 wild
Birth place: in unknown
Capture: 1948
Dead: 1961-08-04
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Audubon Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1953-11-09Audubon Zoo
from Tom Packs Circus

1948-11-00Tom Packs Circus
from Catalina Wild Life Expeditions (Noel Rosefelt)

1948-11-15Catalina Wild Life Expeditions (Noel Rosefelt)
from Thailand unspecified location

Record history
History of updates2010-10-04: New elephant RE
2018-05-03: records, text

Latest document update2018-05-03 15:10:03
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† Mary is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1961-08-04 at Audubon Zoo, in United States, .


Mary was born wild 1945 at unknown, captured 1948 . and imported 1948-11-15

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Records about Mary from Ryan Easleys Blog at
Mary (Mary Twinkle), Female Asian, SB 459
1945 - Birth
1948 - Collected in Siam
15 Nov 1948 – Imported by Catalina Wild Life Expeditions
Nov 1948 – Tom Packs Circus
09 Nov 1953 – Audubon Zoo, New Orleans, Louisiana
04 Aug 1961 – Death

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Mary, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Audubon Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 7 December 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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