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

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


SSP nr87


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

Date of arrival

1959-07-01Denver Zoo
from Bronx Zoo

1952-08-21Bronx Zoo
from Dhrangadhra Indian Ornithological Garden

Record history
History of updates2009-01-30: Death
2009-11-27: Birth
2011-11-22: reason of death
2011-12-12: picture

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Candy is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2001-06-07 at Denver Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as died after being pushed over by another elephant.


Candy was born wild 1952.

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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 list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Candy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Denver Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Val Cover
  • Jesse Golden

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