Packy I (Little Packer)
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Dick Drake in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Packy I (Little Packer)  dead elephant
Packer the elephant and Jens Christensen in 1963.<br />
Packer the elephant and Jens Christensen in 1963.


SSP nrT2212


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown age
Born:* 1962 wild
Birth place:
Death reason: disease: ruptured aorta
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dick Drake, in United States

Date of arrival

Dick Drake
from Alberta Game Farm

1963-07-01Alberta Game Farm
from Gene Holters Movieland Animals (Gene Holter)

Record history
History of updates2011-01-02: New elephant RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Packy I (Little Packer) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Dick Drake, in United States, . Official death reason described as ruptured aorta.


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

Packy I (Little Packer) was born wild 1962.

Comments / pictures

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

From Wayne Jackson:
Packy I-Asian female
-Bought from Gene Holter
-Sold to Dick Drake in California
-Died there ruptured aorta

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Packy I (Little Packer), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Dick Drake in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 9 February 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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