African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
International Animal Exchange (Ferndale) in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Amos  dead elephant


SSP nr52


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Born:* 1964 wild
Birth place:
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:International Animal Exchange (Ferndale), in United States

Date of arrival

1972-06-07International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
from Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo

1967-03-03Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Record history
History of updates2011-03-08:�New elephant RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Amos is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at International Animal Exchange (Ferndale), in United States, .


Amos was born wild 1964.

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In March 1967, the Henry Doorly Zoo purchased two three year old male African elephants from the International Animal Exchange. Amos was returned in June 1972; his final story is unknown. 22 year old Paj died at the zoo in May 1986.

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.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Amos, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at International Animal Exchange (Ferndale) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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