Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Polly  dead elephant


SSP nr468


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 12 years old
Born:* 1968 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1980-03-21
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States

Date of arrival

1978-07-27San Diego Zoo Safari Park
from St. Eduard Zoo

St. Eduard Zoo
from Ken Chisholm

Record history
History of updates2011-04-08: New elephant RE
2011-04-09: Previous locations, Text RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Polly is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1980-03-21 at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, in United States, .


Polly was born wild 1968.

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Contradictory records:

The North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant does not list Polly at the St Eduard Zoo before her purchase by San Diego. This information was provided by Wayne Jackson.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Polly, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6906. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Wayne Jackson

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Categories1980 deaths | 1968 births | Born in Thailand | Elephants from San Diego Zoo Safari Park | United States | Asian elephants

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