Elephants dead 2018

101 records of elephants deaths in the database during 2018

Name
Species - Sex
BirthDeathAgeReasonLocation
Mahimakali
EM - F
2018-11-00?unknown
died 0 years after arrival 2018-10-00 at
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
died 3 years after arrival 2015-08-20 at
Chester Zoo
Aayu Hi Way
EM - M
2017-01-182018-10-251disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
died 1 years after arrival 2017-01-18 at
Chester Zoo
Norah (wild twin)
LA - F
2018-04-002018-10-21?0unknown
died 0 years after arrival 2018-04-00 at
Amboseli National Park
Krishna
EM - M
2018-10-19?unknown
died 28 years after arrival 1990-00-00 at
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
died 44 years after arrival 1974-01-08 at
Berlin Zoo
Sujatha
EM - F
~19712018-10-16?euthanised
died 14 years after arrival 2004-08-02 at
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
died 3 years after arrival 2015-00-00 at
Mathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi)
Hot Stuff
LA - M
2018-10-00?killed
shot
Dinokeng Game Reserve
Pang Tong
EM - F
2018-09-29?unknown
collapsed and died
died 0 years after arrival 2018-09-27 at
TECC hospital Lampang (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital)
Mutware
LA - M
19702018-09-2648age
natural causes
died 43 years after arrival 1975-00-00 at
Akagera National Park
Amirah
EM - F
20172018-09-241disease
heart and kidney failure
died 0 years after arrival 2018-05-03 at
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
died 0 years after arrival 2018-01-25 at
Phuket Elephant Sanctuary (Montri Todtane)
Lakshmeesha
EM - M
2018-09-18?unknown
died 0 years after arrival 2018-09-18 at
Mathigodu elephant Camp (Thithimathi)
Seva Sangham Srihari
EM - M
2018-09-15?
deep wounds
died 17 years after arrival 2001-00-00 at
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
died 52 years after arrival 1966-07-16 at
Topeka Zoo
Sithami
EM - F
1997-12-312018-09-0721unknown
collapsed and died
died 21 years after arrival 1997-12-31 at
Chester Zoo
Birma
EM - F
19692018-09-0549euthanised
collapsed
died 45 years after arrival 1973-01-08 at
Magdeburg Zoo
Kinkel
LA - M
19832018-09-0435unknown
died 18 years after arrival 2000-06-29 at
Johannesburg Zoo
Lina
EM - F
19722018-09-0346unknown
died 1 years after arrival 2017-02-21 at
Karlsruhe Zoo
Tukta
EM - F
2010-11-022018-09-038disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
died 8 years after arrival 2010-11-02 at
Taronga Zoo
Sundari
EM - F
2018-09-03?disease
cardiac arrest
died 0 years after arrival 2018-08-14 at
Sripuram Government Veterinary Polyclinic
Dalah
EM - F
2018-09-01?disease
foot infection?
died 0 years after arrival 2018-08-00 at
TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital and National Elephant Institute)
Nadodi Ganesan (wild)
EM - F
<19692018-08-31?
injury to the chest
Nilgiris District unspecified location
Gajaba
EM - M
20052018-08-0513unknown
collapsed and died
died 8 years after arrival 2010-09-29 at
Seoul Grand Park Zoo
Jenni (Jenny) Lyn
LA - F
19882018-07-3130unknown
died 30 years after arrival 1988-09-13 at
Thoiry Zoo (Parc de Thoiry)
Mythili
EM - F
19652018-07-1153unknown
suspected heart attack
Dubare elephant camp
Sapu
EM - M
<20102018-07-11?
collapsed and died
died 0 years after arrival 2018-06-01 at
Borneo Elephant Sanctuary (BES)
stillborn
LA - M
2018-07-072018-07-070stillborn
died 0 years after arrival 2018-07-07 at
Hodenhagen Serengeti-Park
Winthida
EM - F
1967-04-192018-07-05?51disease
heart attack
died 3 years after arrival 2015-11-28 at
Naples Zoo (Giardino Zoologico di Napoli)
stillborn
LA - F
2018-07-012018-07-010stillborn
died 0 years after arrival 2018-07-01 at
Zlin Lesna-Got Zoo (Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna)
Vary
EM - F
2018-07-00?
died 0 years after arrival 2018-05-30 at
Samui Elephant Sanctuary
Yapid
EM - M
20032018-06-2715unknown
died 15 years after arrival 2003-00-00 at
Lok Kawi Wildlife Park (Sabah Zoo)
Tarzen
EM - M
2018-04-112018-06-260disease
elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV)?
died 0 years after arrival 2018-04-11 at
Planckendael Zoo
Bua Sawan
EM - F
~20152018-06-21??unknown
spinal injury
died 1 years after arrival 2017-11-00 at
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
died 0 years after arrival 2018-00-00 at
Salukapur camp (Dudhwa National Park)
Anjuli
EM - F
2015-07-132018-06-133disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
died 3 years after arrival 2015-07-13 at
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Ruperta
LA - F
2018-06-11?unknown
collapsed
died 41 years after arrival 1977-00-00 at
Caracas Zoo (Parque Zoologico Caricuao)
Bunta
EM - M
19912018-06-0827poached
fed poison-laced bananas and mangoes
died 2 years after arrival 2016-01-00 at
Serbajadi Conservation Response Unit (CRU)
Kanja
EM - M
2016-01-112018-06-062disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
died 2 years after arrival 2016-01-11 at
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
died 6 years after arrival 2012-06-18 at
Planckendael Zoo
Kanto (Konto)
EM - M
19812018-06-0437unknown
died 33 years after arrival 1985-00-00 at
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
died 40 years after arrival 1978-06-22 at
Caldwell Zoo
Nonglek
EM - F
2018-05-28?disease
collapsed, could not stand, due to degenerative joint disease
died 0 years after arrival 2018-05-09 at
Krabi TECC elephant hospital
Qiyo
EM - F
2015-06-162018-05-273unknown
possibly elephant herpes?
died 3 years after arrival 2015-06-16 at
Planckendael Zoo
Vineeth Krishnan
EM - M
~19802018-05-25?disease
intestinal impaction
died 15 years after arrival 2003-01-01 at
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
died 6 years after arrival 2012-03-06 at
Tucson Reid Park Zoo (Randolph Park Zoo)
Gendu
EM - F
2015?2018-05-083disease
elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV)?
died 3 years after arrival 2015-00-00 at
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
died 38 years after arrival 1980-01-01 at
Howletts Wild Animal Park
Molly
LA - F
2018-05-00?disease
fractured jaw from gunshot
died 0 years after arrival 2018-00-00 at
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 (Thithimathi)
Nepal
EM - F
19682018-04-30?50disease
chronic kidney failure?
died 5 years after arrival 2013-07-12 at
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 elephant camp
Rajeshwari
EM - F
19782018-04-2140euthanised
acute Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
died 36 years after arrival 1982-00-00 at
Arulmigu Sugavaneswarar Temple
Missaka
EM - M
19832018-04-1935poached
sepsis
Yala Ruhunu National Park
Namtan
EM - F
2018-04-07?disease
elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV)
died 0 years after arrival 2018-04-07 at
Krabi TECC elephant hospital
Diana
EM - F
19672018-04-0251accident
during transport in traffic accident
died 13 years after arrival 2005-11-26 at
Joy Gärtner
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
died 32 years after arrival 1986-04-00 at
Grants Farm
notnamed
EM - unknown
2018-03-172018-03-170
Premature (20 months)
died 0 years after arrival 2018-03-17 at
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
died 11 years after arrival 2007-02-15 at
Thiruvambadi Devaswom temple
Steffi
EM - F
1966-00-002018-03-0752euthanised
age related problems
died 50 years after arrival 1968-08-08 at
Munich Zoo (Munchner Tierpark Hellabrunn)
Lakhi
EM - F
2018-03-03?disease
collapsed, organ deterioration and joint degradation
Mathura Elephant Care Centre (Wildlife SOS India)
stillborn
EM - unknown
2018-02-282018-02-280maternal death
died 0 years after arrival 2018-02-28 at
TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital and National Elephant Institute)
Kenzi
EM - F
2011-06-242018-02-247disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
died 7 years after arrival 2011-06-24 at
St Louis Zoo
Suseela
EM - F
19612018-02-2157euthanised
abscesses on all four limbs
died 14 years after arrival 2004-10-04 at
Ostrava Zoo
Neyyattinkara Kannan
EM - M
2018-02-16?
collapsed, sustained head and backbone injury
died 18 years after arrival 2000-00-00 at
Neyyattinkara Sree Krishna Swami Temple
Dok Gaew
EM - F
2018-02-13?unknown
died 2 years after arrival 2016-12-10 at
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
died 17 years after arrival 2001-12-04 at
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
died 48 years after arrival 1970-05-03 at
Osaka Tennoji Zoo
Lakshmi (Laxmi,Anarkali)
EM - F
2018-01-25?unknown
Saba Shankar Pandey
notnamed
LA - F
2018-01-202018-01-220euthanised
spinal fracture after attack from mother
died 0 years after arrival 2018-01-20 at
Rhenen Zoo (Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen)
Boon Ruern (Fluffy)
EM - F
2018-01-20?
collapsed
died 1 years after arrival 2017-10-00 at
BEES (Burm and Emilys Elephant Sanctuary)
noname (wild, dead)
EM -
2016?2018-01-092accident
fell into termite nest
Seima Protection Forest (SPF)
Babu
LA - M
19932018-01-0825disease
cardiorespiratory arrest
died 23 years after arrival 1995-00-00 at
Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim ZoolĂłgico de BrasĂ­lia)
Somrak
EM - M
2018-01-04?accident
cliff fall
died 6 years after arrival 2012-00-00 at
Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary
Malayka (Malajka)
LA - F
19712018-01-0347euthanised
collapsed
died 34 years after arrival 1984-11-30 at
Basel Zoo
Sabi
LA - F
19842018-01-0234euthanised
constipation
died 7 years after arrival 2011-11-24 at
Rhenen Zoo (Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen)
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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