Princess Penny
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Nay Aug Park Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Princess Penny  dead elephant
Princess Penny and Jack, a 1-year-old pony who was on a trial visit to the Nay Aug Zoo, get acquainted under the watchful eye of director George Lowry.<br />
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Princess Penny and Jack, a 1-year-old pony who was on a trial visit to the Nay Aug Zoo, get acquainted under the watchful eye of director George Lowry. http://www.thetimes-tribune.com/

Identification

SSP nrT2253

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1971-07-01
Death reason: disease: extensive bloating
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Nay Aug Park Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1966-06-00Nay Aug Park Zoo
Record history
History of updates2011-01-01: New elephant RE

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Biography

† Princess Penny is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1971-07-01 at Nay Aug Park Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as extensive bloating.

Origin


The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

Princess Penny was born wild .


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The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant as Lost-to-Follow up, or a "documented animal whose current location is unknown." Elephant.se will assume this elephant is dead until more information is provided or discovered.

In 1966, Scranton began a third campaign to purchase a replacement elephant. The Nay Aug Zoo's second elephant Tillie had shortly before been euthanized. Baby elephant Princess Penny arrived in Scranton in September 1966, though died less than five years later in July 1971 due to extensive bloating.

Records about Princess Penny from Ryan Easleys Blog at http://showmeelephants.blogspot.com/
Princess Penny, Asian female SB T2253
Sep 1966 - Nay Aug Park Zoo, Scranton, Pennsylvania
01 Jul 1971 - Death

Ryan Easley
Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Princess Penny, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Nay Aug Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6321. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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