Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Endangered Ark Foundation in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Opal  dead elephant


SSP nr607


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Dead: 2017-01-10
Death reason: : from injuries
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Endangered Ark Foundation, in United States

Date of arrival

Endangered Ark Foundation
from Hope elephants

2012-10-20Hope elephants
from Carson and Barnes Circus

Record history
History of updates2011-02-22:�New elephant RE
2017-01-24: dead
2017-03-06: news link
2022-03-08: Born in Asia

Latest document update2022-03-08 06:07:26
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† Opal is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2017-01-10 at Endangered Ark Foundation, in United States, . Official death reason described as from injuries.


Opal was born wild 1969 at Asia unspecified location.

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Opal was named after the founder Isla Miller’s sister, Opal

The injury occurred in December when Opal got hurt playing in her sand pile, according to the foundation.

Opal on elephant-news.com

Opal is mentioned on Elephant News:

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2017-01-23 Hope elephants' opal dies in oklahoma - Elephant News

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Opal, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Endangered Ark Foundation in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6391. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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2017-01-23Hope elephants' opal dies in oklahoma - Elephant News

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Categories2017 deaths | 1969 births | Elephants from Endangered Ark Foundation | United States | Asian elephants

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