Clara
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
St Louis Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Clara  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr236

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 54 years old
Status:sick
Origin
Born:* 1953 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2007-03-14
Death reason: euthanised: arthritis
Locations - owners
Present / last location:St Louis Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1955-04-15St Louis Zoo
from Jungleland Thousand Oaks animal farm (Louis Goebel)

Record history
History of updates2020-12-27

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

† Clara is a dead sick Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2007-03-14 at St Louis Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as arthritis.

Origin


Clara was born wild 1953.


Comments / pictures

A $30,000 gift from Anheuser-Busch funded the purchase, Clara was also known as "the dancer".

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Clara, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at St Louis Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=629. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories2007 deaths | 1953 births | Born in Thailand | Elephants from St Louis Zoo | United States | Asian elephants


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