Gyro (Gyrette I) an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Calgary Zoo

☨ Gyro (Gyrette I)
ID nr:   SSP Number: 529 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 8 years old
Dead date: 1967-02-09
Death reason: disease: ruptured spleen
Location:Calgary Zoo
ArrivalCalgary Zoo 1960-01-00
Born:* 1959 wild Sri Lanka
Capture: 1959,
Document updated2011-01-02:�New elephant RE
2016-01-05: birth country
From Wayne Jackson:
-Gyro-Asian female (Changed name to Gyrette)
-Born Thailand
-Died Calgary ruptured spleen?

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Koehl, D., (2020). Gyro (Gyrette I), an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Calgary Zoo in Canada. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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  • Wayne Jackson

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