George an Asian elephant at Tulsa Zoo


 ☨ ♂ George  

Identification

SSP nr594

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 9 years old
Origin
Born:* 1968 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 1977-05-02
Death reason: disease: internal bleeding
Locations
Present / last location:Tulsa Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1972-09-27Tulsa Zoo
from The Ranch Zoo
The Ranch Zoo
from Jo-Don Farms (Don Meyer)
Jo-Don Farms (Don Meyer)
from Morgan Berry

Document updated2010-12-10: New elephant RE
2011-03-26: Previous locations RE
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Description

† George is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Tulsa Zoo, in United States, of disease in 1977-05-02. Official death reason described as internal bleeding. (see detailed list).

Origin


George was born wild 1968.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). George, an Asian elephant at Tulsa Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6282. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Historical news articles on public display in the Tulsa Zoo elephant building

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