Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Candy at Denver Zoo

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


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 listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Candy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Denver Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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