Miss Chic
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Miss Chic  dead elephant
Photo: © Jacksonville.com
Photo: © Jacksonville.com


SSP nr704


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Born:* 1923 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1963-11-09
Death reason: unknown: heart problems
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, in United States

Date of arrival

1926-07-12Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Record history
History of updates2011-03-26: New elephant RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Miss Chic is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1963-11-09 at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, in United States, . Official death reason described as heart problems.


Miss Chic was born wild 1923.

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Previous editions of the North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, T1043, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity." However, the 2010 Edition updated her to a new number, though the Zeehandelaar location is removed from her entry.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Miss Chic, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6865. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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