Elephants dead 2018


134 records of elephants deaths in the database during 2018

Name
Species - Sex
BirthDeathAgeReasonLocation
Paula
LA - F
19712018?47unknown
Monterey Zoo, Elephants of Africa Rescue Society (EARS)
Tony (Togni)
EM - F
19652018?53unknown
Circo Americano (American Circus, Flavio Togni)
Sita Khali
EM - F
2018??unknown
Tiger Tops Tharu Lodge
Vicky
EM - F
2018??unknown
Circo Americano (American Circus, Flavio Togni)
stillborn
EM - F
2018?2018?0stillborn
Surin unspecified Elephant Camp
Kim
EM - M
1978-06-212018/2019?40unknown
Frejus Safari Park
Rada
EM - F
19662018-12-2752euthanised
age problems and intestine infection
Munster Zoo (Allwetterzoo Munster)
Merry
EM - F
19642018-12-2654unknown
Concordia Zoo (El Arca de Enrimir)
Ellie
EM - F
2018-12-062018-12-260disease
infection
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Max (Maximus)
LA - M
2003-04-162018-12-1215unknown
Grants Farm
Raj Mangal
EM - M
19562018-12-1162disease
orthopaedic disorders in the hind limbs
Chhat Bir Zoo (Mahinder Singh Zoological park)
Laika
EM - F
19842018-12-0134unknown
Safari Ravenna
Mugulan ([T212])
EM - M
2007-022018-12-0111poached
died following gun shot wound
Uda Walawe Elephant Transit Home Udawalawa Eth Athuru Sewana
Homaline
EM - F
1995-10-262018-12-0023unknown
Pont-Scorff Zoo
Toby
LA - M
19802018-12-0038unknown
Grants Farm
Micky
LA - F
19842018-12-0034unknown
brain tumor
Grants Farm
Raja
EM - F
2018-11-30?disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Dhenkanal Kapilash animal Zoo and science park
Taro
LA - M
19912018-11-2927unknown
collapsed and died
Morioka Zoological Park
unknown
EM - F
2018-11-29?
fracture in the leg
Kadagaravalli Estate
Lily
EM - F
2012-11-302018-11-296disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)
Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
unknown (wild)
EM - unknown
2018-11-27?disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT)
Banna
EM - F
19642018-11-2554age
Shanghai Zoo
Asha
EM - F
2013-02-142018-11-245disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Budapest Zoo
Maxine
EM - F
19732018-11-2045euthanised
Bronx Zoo
Gintana
EM - F
2018-11-13?unknown
Ganesha Park
Rajesh
EM - M
19792018-11-1239killed
by two wild tuskers
Pansoli elephant camp (Dandeli forest)
Merru
LA - M
2017-12-002018-11-071disease
brain injury, internal trauma following attempts to kill him by locals
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
Mahimakali
EM - F
2018-11-00?unknown
Chitwan Island Jungle Resort
Maya
EM - F
~19742018-10-29?unknown
Alexander Scholl
Nandita
EM - F
2015-08-202018-10-253disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Chester Zoo
Aayu Hi Way
EM - M
2017-01-182018-10-251disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Chester Zoo
Norah (wild twin)
LA - F
2018-04-002018-10-21?0unknown
Amboseli National Park
Krishna
EM - M
2018-10-19?unknown
Bondla zoo
noname (wild)
EM - F
2018-10-18?killed
injuries sustained in a fight with other elephants
Gunung Rara Forest Reserve
Tanja
EM - F
1964-00-002018-10-1654euthanised
Berlin Zoo
Sujatha
EM - F
19712018-10-1647euthanised
Santa Barbara Zoo
Chao Duan
EM - M
2016?2018-10-122disease
severe internal infection because of the injuries
Nam Tok Ngao Waterfall National Park
Karuvanchal Ganeshan
EM - M
2018-10-12?disease
urninary infection?
George Joseph
Mavelikkara Unnikrishnan
EM - M
2018-10-12?disease
collapsed and died. intestinal obstructio
Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB)
Ekachai
EM - M
2018-10-11?
collapsed and died
FAE Elephant Hospital
Rowdy Ranga
EM - M
19842018-10-0834accident
severely injured after being hit by a bus
Mathigodu elephant Camp
Hot Stuff
LA - M
2018-10-00?killed
shot
Dinokeng Game Reserve
Pang Tong
EM - F
2018-09-29?unknown
collapsed and died
TECC hospital Lampang (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital)
Mutware
LA - M
19702018-09-2648age
natural causes
Akagera National Park
Amirah
EM - F
20172018-09-241disease
heart and kidney failure
Saree Elephant Training Center (PLG-Saree)
unknown
EM - unknown
2018-09-23?disease
poisoning OR overdosing of tranquiliser anaesthetics?
Ghoghi elephant camp
Richy
EM - unknown
2018-09-22?unknown
Phuket Elephant Sanctuary (Montri Todtane)
Lakshmeesha
EM - M
19932018-09-1825unknown
Mathigodu elephant Camp
Seva Sangham Srihari
EM - M
2018-09-15?
deep wounds
Sree Poornathrayeesa Temple
Nam Chok
EM - M
20082018-09-1510accident
fell into a pipe hole and suffered from electric shock in the process
Surin unspecified Elephant Camp
Sunda
EM - F
19622018-09-1256euthanised
collapsed
Topeka Zoo
Sithami
EM - F
1997-12-312018-09-0721unknown
collapsed and died
Chester Zoo
Birma
EM - F
19692018-09-0549euthanised
collapsed
Magdeburg Zoo
Kinkel
LA - M
19832018-09-0435unknown
Johannesburg Zoo
Lina
EM - F
19722018-09-0346unknown
Karlsruhe Zoo
Tukta
EM - F
2010-11-022018-09-038disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Sydney Zoo (Taronga)
Sundari
EM - F
2018-09-03?disease
cardiac arrest
Sripuram Government Veterinary Polyclinic
Dalah
EM - F
2018-09-01?disease
foot infection?
TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center - National Elephant Institute)
Nadodi Ganesan (wild)
EM - M
<19692018-08-31?accident
injury to the chest after getting stuck in a sewage pit in Kurinji Nagar in the O-Valley Forest Range.
Nilgiris District unspecified location
Cariappa
EM - M
1998?2018-08-1820disease
infection in injury on its right front leg
Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu)
George
LA - F
2018-08-13?poached
shot and killed during illegal hunt.
Balule Nature Reserve
Gajaba
EM - M
20052018-08-0513unknown
collapsed and died
Seoul Grand Park Zoo
Jenni (Jenny) Lyn
LA - F
19882018-07-3130unknown
Thoiry Zoo
Mythili
EM - F
19652018-07-1153unknown
suspected heart attack
Dubare elephant camp (Aanekaadu)
Sapu
EM - M
<20102018-07-11?
collapsed and died
Borneo Elephant Sanctuary (BES)
stillborn
LA - M
2018-07-072018-07-070stillborn
Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park
Winthida
EM - F
1967-04-192018-07-05?51disease
heart attack
Naples Zoo (Giardino Zoologico di Napoli)
stillborn
LA - F
2018-07-012018-07-010stillborn
Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo
Vary
EM - F
2018-07-00?
Samui Elephant Sanctuary
Yapid
EM - M
20032018-06-2715unknown
Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo)
Tarzen
EM - M
2018-04-112018-06-260disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1a)
Planckendael Zoo
Bua Sawan
EM - F
~20152018-06-21??unknown
spinal injury
Krabi TECC elephant hospital
Jamuna
EM - F
~19742018-06-20?disease
chronic respiratory infection, enteritis and enemiasis
Nehru Zoological Park
Ezra (wild)
LA - M
~19722018-06-18?poached
multiple spear wounds
Amboseli National Park
Kolakkadan Jagannathan
EM - M
2018-06-17?
Kerala unspecified location
Batalik
EM - M
19992018-06-1519anesthesia
tranquilized during musth
Salukapur camp (Dudhwa National Park)
Anjuli
EM - F
2015-07-132018-06-133disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1a)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Ruperta
LA - F
2018-06-11?unknown
collapsed
Caracas Zoo (Parque Zoologico Caricuao)
Bunta
EM - M
19892018-06-0829poached
fed poison-laced bananas and mangoes
Serbajadi Conservation Response Unit (CRU)
Kanja
EM - M
2016-01-112018-06-062disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1a)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Pelusa
EM - F
19712018-06-0547unknown
La Plata Zoo
Khaing Phyo Phyo
EM - F
1981-08-312018-06-0437euthanised
renal failure
Planckendael Zoo
Kanto (Konto)
EM - M
19812018-06-0437unknown
Seoul Grand Park Zoo
Mangalamkunnu Guruvayoorappan
EM - M
19652018-06-0053unknown
Mangalamkunnu brothers (MA Haridas and MA Parameswaran)
Rolinda
LA - F
19722018-05-2846euthanised
collapsed
Caldwell Zoo
Nonglek
EM - F
2018-05-28?disease
collapsed, could not stand, due to degenerative joint disease
Krabi TECC elephant hospital
Qiyo
EM - F
2015-06-162018-05-273disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1a)
Planckendael Zoo
Vineeth Krishnan
EM - M
~19802018-05-25?disease
intestinal impaction
Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
Mopator
EM - F
2018-05-23?euthanised
FAE Elephant Hospital
Punga
LA - M
2007-03-112018-05-0811disease
double mesenteric root torsion: twisted gut
Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo)
Gendu
EM - F
2015?2018-05-083disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus?
Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo)
Bakra (wild)
EM - M
~19602018-05-03?accident
fell into a ditch
Karnataka unspecified location
Shibi
LA - F
1977-01-012018-05-0041euthanised
Howletts Wild Animal Park
Molly
LA - F
2018-05-00?disease
fractured jaw from gunshot
Zimbabwe Elephant Nursery (ZEN)
Pananchery Bhagavathy
EM - F
~19572018-05-00?
Harindra Nath M. K.
Airavata
EM - M
2018-05-00?
Heart-Related Ailment, Tuberculosis?
Mathigodu elephant Camp
Nepal
EM - F
19682018-04-30?50disease
chronic kidney failure?
Palace Roc Agel (Grimaldi)
Gajendran
EM - M
~19732018-04-28?disease
ailing for sometime
Cochin Thirumala Devaswom
Sokotei
LA - F
2018-04-28?killed
by lions
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba
Beong Kok (Boek Ku, Bakkuk)
EM - M
2018-04-21?disease
constipation?
Putang village elephant camp
Rajeshwari
EM - F
19782018-04-2140euthanised
acute Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Arulmigu Sugavaneswarar Temple
Missaka
EM - M
19832018-04-1935poached
sepsis
Yala Ruhunu National Park
Namtan
EM - F
2018-04-07?disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Krabi TECC elephant hospital
Diana
EM - F
19672018-04-0251accident
during transport in traffic accident
Joy Gärtner
Liz
EM - F
19642018-04-0154unknown
Wildlife Safari
Seshadri
EM - M
19922018-03-2126accident
died after falling into a well
Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
Bud (Budweiser)
LA - M
19842018-03-1934disease
respiratory infection
Grants Farm
Matizye
LA - F
2017-11-002018-03-181
EOP Lilayi Elephant Nursery
Unnamed
EM - unknown
2018-03-172018-03-170premature
Premature birth (20 months)
Pont-Scorff Zoo
Eka Dantheya (Nilame)
EM - M
2018-03-12?unknown
Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth
Thiruvambadi Sivasundar (Thiruvambadi Shivasundar, Pookkodan Sivan)
EM - M
2018-03-11?unknown
collapsed
Thiruvambadi Devaswom temple
Steffi
EM - F
1966-00-002018-03-0752euthanised
age related problems
Munich Zoo
Lakhi
EM - F
2018-03-03?disease
collapsed, organ deterioration and joint degradation
Mathura Elephant Care Centre (Wildlife SOS India)
aborted
EM - unknown
2018-03-002018-03-000abortion
induced abortion with hormones
Leipzig Zoo
stillborn
EM - unknown
2018-02-282018-02-280maternal death
TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center - National Elephant Institute)
Kenzi
EM - F
2011-06-242018-02-247disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)
St Louis Zoo
Suseela
EM - F
19612018-02-2157euthanised
abscesses on all four limbs
Ostrava Zoo
Neyyattinkara Kannan
EM - M
2018-02-16?
collapsed, sustained head and backbone injury
Neyyattinkara Sree Krishna Swami Temple
Dok Gaew
EM - F
2018-02-13?unknown
Phuket Elephant Sanctuary (Montri Todtane)
Boon Thong
EM - F
2018-02-06?
BLES (Boon Lotts Elephant Sanctuary)
Azizah (Lay,Layang Layang)
EM - F
1984-04-002018-02-0034euthanised
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
Zuki
EM - M
2014-03-032018-01-294unknown
suspicion: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus?
Journey to Freedom project (Sangduen Chailert)
Hiroko
EM - F
19692018-01-2549disease
foot problems
Osaka Tennoji Zoo
Lakshmi (Laxmi,Anarkali)
EM - F
2018-01-25?unknown
Saba Shankar Pandey
Binti
LA - F
2018-01-202018-01-220euthanised
spinal fracture after attack from mother
Rhenen Zoo
Boon Ruern (Fluffy)
EM - F
2018-01-15?
collapsed
BEES (Burm and Emilys Elephant Sanctuary)
noname (wild, dead)
EM -
2016?2018-01-092accident
fell into termite nest
Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary
Babu
LA - M
19932018-01-0825disease
cardiorespiratory arrest
Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília)
Somrak
EM - M
2018-01-04?accident
cliff fall
Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary
Malayka (Malajka)
LA - F
19712018-01-0347euthanised
collapsed
Basel Zoo
Sabi
LA - F
19842018-01-0234euthanised
constipation
Rhenen Zoo
Laksme (Lacke, Lax)
EM - F
19702018-00-0048unknown
Alex and Christian Gärtner
Kavan
EM - M
2018?unknown
Yala Ruhunu National Park
Champa
EM - F
2018?
Rajendra Kumar Sharma

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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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