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Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Philadelphia Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Empress  dead elephant


SSP nr556


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 42 years old
Born:* 1872 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1914-07-08
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Philadelphia Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1876-11-01Philadelphia Zoo
Record history
History of updates2011-03-02: New elephant RE

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† Empress is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1914-07-08 at Philadelphia Zoo, in United States, .


Empress was born wild 1872.

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Empress and Dom Pedro arrived together at the Philadelphia Zoo in November 1876.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Empress, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Philadelphia Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6417. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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