Elephants dead 2008


88 records of elephants deaths in the database during 2008

Name
Species - Sex
BirthDeathAgeReasonLocation
Bimbo Jr
EM - F
19562008?52unknown
George Carden Circus International
Dumbo
EM - M
19782008-12-1630unknown
Nagano Chausuyama Zoo
Pang Tsoy (Joy, Nungning)
EM - F
2008-12-08?disease
foreign body in food
Chiang Mai Night Safari
Pang Kunyai (Grandma)
EM - F
2008-12-07?disease
foreign body in food
Chiang Mai Night Safari
Anka
EM - F
19622008-11-1546euthanised
collapsed due to serious leg problems and couldnt rise
Mallorca Safari Park (Auto Safari Reserva Africana)
Mac
EM - M
2006-10-012008-11-092disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)
Houston Zoo
Malti
EM - F
2007-08-092008-11-011disease
acute heart failure because of Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)
Calgary Zoo
fetal death
LA -
2008-10-282008-10-280maternal death
Atlanta Zoo
Dottie
LA - F
19822008-10-2726disease
pneumonia
Atlanta Zoo
Tarun
EM - M
19742008-10-1934disease
after a tuskoperation 13 Oct
Odessa Zoo
unknown
EM - M
19602008-10-0048unknown
Doha Zoo
Hilda? or Indra?
EM - F
19682008-09-2340accident
escaped from circus and hit by a bus
Gran Circo Union
71
LA - F
19822008-09-1926disease
chronic pancreatitis
Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
noname
LA - M
2008-08-142008-09-130unknown
became unresponsive and veterinary and animal care staff were unable to revive it
Montgomery Zoo
Candy
EM - F
1995-03-022008-09-1213unknown
Yerevan Zoo
Misha
LA - F
19812008-09-0927euthanised
because of declining health
Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo)
Bonus
LA - M
2008-08-262008-09-050disease
anorexia, general weakness
Elephant Experience Victoria Falls
Tequila
LA - F
19702008-09-0238unknown
necropsy inconclusive
Toronto Zoo
Anja
LA - F
19732008-09-0035disease
pneumonia
Circus Voyage (Alois Spindler)
Eva
LA - F
19682008-09-0040unknown
Aqualeon Zoo
Mary
LA - F
19852008-08-1623disease
colic with intestinal rupturecolic with intestinal rupture
Montgomery Zoo
miscarriage
EM - F
2008-08-142008-08-140miscarriage
Woodland Park Zoo
Mocosita
EM - F
19522008-07-1956age
La Aurora Zoo (Parque Zoológico Nacional La Aurora)
stillborn
EM - M
2008-07-192008-07-190stillborn
Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
Miyo
EM - F
19752008-07-1433unknown
Hamamatsu Zoo
Chizi
LA - M
2008-07-12?killed
by Lundi
Wild Horizons Elephant Camp
Mashaba
LA - M
19962008-07-1212euthanised
muscle atrophy which would not heal
Wild Horizons Elephant Camp
Norris (Mazal)
LA - F
19692008-07-0739maternal death
infection from dead fetus in her uterus
Ramat Gan Zoo
Calcutta II
EM - F
19482008-07-0760euthanised
declining health
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm
Shara (Sara)
LA - F
1978-01-172008-07-0030unknown
Port Lympne Zoo
Ganeshi
EM - unknown
2008-07-00?unknown
Dhupjhora elephant camp (Gorumara Central Pilkhana)
Ranga
EM - M
19922008-06-2316unknown
Tokushima Zoo
Rhani
EM - F
1954-01-002008-06-1354euthanised
foot abcess
Leipzig Zoo
Petal
LA - F
19552008-06-0953age
acute heart and lung failure after she fell on her side while sleeping
Philadelphia Zoo
Y Trut
EM - M
19372008-05-2771disease
poisoned, ate grass from a field that had been sprayed with insecticide.
Y Bhem
India
EM - F
19612008-05-2647euthanised
foot problems
Lodz Zoo
Sai Geeta
EM -
19542008-05-2054disease
Sathya Sai Baba (Sathyanarayana Raju)
Indumathi
EM - F
2008-05-12?disease
Kukke Shri Subrahmanya temple (Kukke Pattana)
Keke
LA - F
19682008-05-1140euthanised
congestive heart failure
Dallas Zoo
Phoenix
LA - F
20012008-05-007unknown
EOP Kafue Release Facility
Indumati
EM - F
2008-05-00?
Kukke Shri Subrahmanya temple (Kukke Pattana)
Parvati
EM - F
2008-05-00?
Saundatti unspecified temple
Mem
EM - F
19432008-04-2365age
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Busch Gardens Africa)
Zoulu (Zoulou)
LA - F
2008-04-23?unknown
Platschow Elefantenhof (Sonni Frankello)
Jan
EM - F
19712008-04-1137disease
Tuberculosis
Tarzan Zerbini Circus
Winky (Winkie)
EM - F
19522008-04-0756euthanised
suffering from joint problems and could not get up
Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
Shaka
LA - M
2008-04-00?euthanised
agressive, killed elephant handlers
Serendib Elephant Project
Queenie
EM - F
19592008-03-2949age
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
Clem
LA - M
2008-03-19?accident
hit by a freight train on the Masuwe estate on 19 March 2008, whilst feeding unattended
Adventure Zone (Safari Par Excellence)
stillborn
EM - M
2008-03-192008-03-190stillborn
Ayutthaya Royal Elephant Kraal
Som Neuk
EM - M
20042008-03-154disease
internal bleeding and intoxication
Elephant village (Tiger trails, XL camp)
Delhi
EM - F
19362008-03-1172age
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
stillborn
EM -
2008-03-112008-03-110stillborn
Cologne Zoo (Köln Zoo)
miscarriage
EM -
2008-03-072008-03-070miscarriage
Emmen Zoo
stillborn
LA -
2008-03-012008-03-010stillborn
still in uterus
Colchester Zoo
Alicia
LA - F
19612008-02-2947disease
intestinal colic
Barcelona Zoo (Park Zoologic de Barcelona)
Tempo (Tembo, Håkon)
LA - M
1982-00-002008-02-2726euthanised
brain-tumors
Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have)
Plai Eak (Plai Aek)
EM - M
2008-02-25?unknown
Chiang Mai Zoo
Solomon
LA - M
19832008-02-0525disease
colitis
Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
noname (Audrey?)
LA - F
2007-11-282008-02-051euthanised
staphylococcus skin infection, compromised immune system and suffering from malnourishment
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Vance (Doc)
EM - M
19712008-02-0037euthanised
leg problems
Bowmanville Zoo
Babe (Assam)
EM - F
19672008-01-2441maternal death
torn uterus
Fort Worth Zoo
stillborn
EM - unknown
2008-01-222008-01-220stillborn
Fort Worth Zoo
Bambo
LA - M
2002-07-092008-00-006unknown
Sigean Zoo (Réserve Africaine de Sigean)
Suwako
EM - F
1943200865unknown
Kobe Oiji Zoo
Kitty
EM - F
1962200846unknown
Circus Alex
Shenka
EM - M
1959200849disease
heart failure
Circus Alberti (Stefan Frank)
Bessie
EM - F
2008?unknown
Wild Adventures
Tulip
LA - F
2008?poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
noname
LA - F
200720081poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Isabella
LA - F
1990200818poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Baanyen
EM - F
1969200839unknown
FAE Elephant Hospital
Izibulo
LA - M
2008?unknown
The elephant camp (Wild Horizons)
Kangkang
EM - M
1996-04-12200812unknown
Nanning Zoo
Toansai
EM - M
2008?stillborn
FAE Elephant Hospital
Bobby
EM - M
1970200838euthanised
tetanus from a wound in the foot
Natal Zoo Lion Park
unknown
EM -
200820080unknown
Surin unspecified Elephant Camp
Tulip (wild)
LA - F
1984-03-00200824unknown
speared?
Amboseli National Park
Tanya III
EM - F
2008?accident
electrocuted during a storm
Circo Francisco Atayde Garcia
Kunthi
EM - F
1942?200866
Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail)
M262
LA - M
1968200840poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Ganesh
LA - M
1963200845poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Unknown male class 1B
LA - M
2008?poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Eldoret
LA - M
2008?poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Calvin
LA - M
2008?poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Trevor
LA - M
2008?poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Isis
LA - F
2008?poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park
Twoo
LA - F
200120087poached
speared by Masai worriors
Amboseli National Park

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Sex: M is a male elephant bull, F is a female elephant cow. Species: LA is african bush/savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), LC is african forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis), EM is asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Status: (of training method) FC Free contact, PC is Protected contact, CC is Confined contact and NC is No contact and dead means that the elephant is not more living and trained.

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