Candy an Asian elephant at Denver Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Candy  
Post card from Bronx Zoo: Pinky and Candy.
Post card from Bronx Zoo: Pinky and Candy.


Identification

SSP nr87

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Origin
Born:* 1952 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2001-06-07
Death reason: killed: died after being pushed over by another elephant
Locations
Present / last location:Denver Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1959-07-01Denver Zoo
from Bronx Zoo
Bronx Zoo 1952-08-21
from Dhrangadhra Indian Ornithological Garden

Document updated2009-01-30: Death
2009-11-27: Birth
2011-11-22: reason of death
2011-12-12: picture
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Description

† Candy is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Denver Zoo, in United States, of killed in 2001-06-07. Official death reason described as died after being pushed over by another elephant. (see detailed list).

Origin


Candy was born wild 1952.


Comments / pictures

2001: Candy, a 49-year-old Asian elephant, died after being pushed over by another elephant at the Denver Zoo, according to media reports.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Candy, an Asian elephant at Denver Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=786. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Val Cover
  • Jesse Golden

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