Elephants dead 2020

78 records of elephants deaths in the database during 2020

Name
Species - Sex
BirthDeathAgeReasonLocation
Ekadanta
EM - M
1985?2020-10-20?35disease
cardiac arrest
died 2 years after arrival 2018-00-00 at
Sakrebyle elephant camp (Sacrebyle, Sakrebail)
Lakshmi
EM - F
1966?2020-10-1854unknown
Dawood Meeran
Pilane
LA - M
1963?2020-10-15?57age
died 22 years after arrival 1998-00-00 at
Pilanesberg National Park
Rajendra
EM - M
1964?2020-10-1456killed
by a wild bull elephant, died one day later from the wounds
Mathigodu elephant Camp
Jai Dee
EM - M
2017-05-262020-10-133disease
torsion in the intestines (twisted bowel)
died 3 years after arrival 2017-05-26 at
Sydney Zoo
Sophi
LA - F
19682020-10-0852euthanised
age related
died 31 years after arrival 1989-09-15 at
Indianapolis Zoo
Pinchu
EM - M
20162020-10-04?4unknown
weakening of the muscles in hind legs
Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve
Konni Maniyan
EM - M
1946?2020-10-0374age
Konni Elephant Kraal Reserve
Peggy (Eva)
EM - F
19602020-09-29?60age
died 25 years after arrival 1995-08-15 at
Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
Tanya
LA - F
19792020-09-2941disease
unidentified disease that affected the circulatory system, heart, lungs and brain
died 13 years after arrival 2007-10-00 at
Cameron Park Waco Zoo
Carla
EM - F
2020-09-24?age
died 9 years after arrival 2011-12-27 at
Rio de Janeiro Zoo
Kalpana Salva
EM - F
~19822020-09-21?age
age-related ailments
died 16 years after arrival 2004-10-00 at
Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)
notnamed (wild bull)
EM - M
<20162020-09-18?killed
by tiger
Bandipur National Park
Sombhun
EM - M
2013-03-312020-09-177disease
suspicion: Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
died 1 years after arrival 2019-00-00 at
Baan Na Klang (village)
Thi Ha Way
EM - F
19822020-09-1638euthanised
arthritis problems
died 29 years after arrival 1991-10-02 at
Chester Zoo
Jumba
EM - F
1971-04-002020-09-1549euthanised
age related problems
died 11 years after arrival 2009-05-14 at
Givskud Zoo
Bulldozer (wild)
EM - M
2020-09-09?poached
mouth injuries after it allegedly ingested an explosive
Coimbatore forest division
Fritha
EM - F
19712020-09-0549age
Dawn Animal Agency (The Sanctuary for Animals)
Tyranza
LA - F
19652020-09-0455euthanised
died 43 years after arrival 1977-11-03 at
Memphis Zoo
Saeng Chand
EM - M
19742020-09-0346age
Krabi Huay To elephant village
Mambo
LA - M
19832020-09-0037unknown
died 0 years after arrival 2020-05-00 at
Szada Safari park
Betty
LA - F
2020-09-00?unknown
died 0 years after arrival 2020-05-00 at
Szada Safari park
Bak Mai
EM - M
2020-09-00?unknown
Bousra village elephant camp
Tembe (wild)
LA - M
~19842020-09-00?accident
had an awkward fall, from which he was not able recover?
died 1 years after arrival 2019-09-07 at
Addo Elephant National Park
Thep
EM - M
2020-08-30?disease
liver and kidney failure
died 0 years after arrival 2020-08-27 at
TECC (Thai Elephant Conservation Center Hospital and National Elephant Institute)
Mavuso (wild)
LA - M
2020-08-28?killed
died 22 years after arrival 1998-00-00 at
Pilanesberg National Park
Athi
EM - M
19972020-08-2423unknown
collapsed 23rd, dead 24. Diagnosed with tuberculosis July
died 18 years after arrival 2002-10-11 at
Ueno Zoo
notnamed
EM - M
2020-08-192020-08-190killed
from another elephant
died 0 years after arrival 2020-08-19 at
Zurich Zoo
Yoko
EM - F
19672020-08-1753unknown
died 31 years after arrival 1989-10-00 at
Ichihara Elephant Kingdom (Ichihara Zounokuni)
Sonkali
EM - F
~19552020-08-12?disease
collapsed, leg joint problems, infected wounds
Udaipur unspecified location
Kenny
LA - F
19732020-08-1047disease
acute peritonitis
died 45 years after arrival 1975-00-00 at
Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Avi
EM - M
2020-07-062020-08-020euthanised
developmental impairments limiting his ability to feed
died 0 years after arrival 2020-07-06 at
St Louis Zoo
Kuttisankaran
EM - M
19622020-07-2658age
died 51 years after arrival 1969-00-00 at
Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
Chang
EM - M
1981-11-102020-07-2439disease
temporal gland problems, weakened immune system, diarrhea
died 3 years after arrival 2017-11-03 at
Copenhagen Zoo
Kham Khen
EM - M
19672020-07-2053disease
chronic abscess disease on his back
Chreum Chrun
noname (wild)
EM - M
~19952020-07-17?accident
found dead after getting stuck in a swamp encroached on by a farmer at Manvayal in Gudalur Forest Division
Nilgiris District unspecified location
stillborn
EM - F
2020-07-162020-07-160stillborn
premature
died 0 years after arrival 2020-07-16 at
Emmen Zoo
Gajraj
EM - M
~19652020-07-15?unknown
died 3 years after arrival 2017-07-17 at
Mathura Elephant Care Centre (Wildlife SOS India)
Ramachandran
EM - M
~19672020-07-12?age
collapsed, and could not be saved
Cochin Devaswom
Millangoda Podi Raja
EM - M
19522020-06-2968age
died 64 years after arrival 1956-00-00 at
Molagoda elephant village camp
Shanthi
EM - F
19762020-06-2644euthanised
advanced osteoarthritis
died 28 years after arrival 1992-11-12 at
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Ndugu (wild)
LA - M
2020-06-18?disease
infected injury after a fight with another bull
Kibwezi Forest
Saza
EM - F
2020-06-05?
died 5 years after arrival 2015-02-15 at
Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)
Ming Mongkol
EM - M
2020-06-05?
died 2 years after arrival 2018-11-18 at
FAE Elephant Hospital
Yai Bua
EM - F
2020-06-03?age
died 4 years after arrival 2016-01-00 at
Elephant Nature Park (Sangduen Chailert)
Hiro
LA - M
19812020-05-2439unknown
died 36 years after arrival 1984-01-00 at
Himeji Central Park Zoo
Bak Mai
EM - M
2020-05-22?disease
Poisoned? collapsed, urine in blood, diarrhea
died 4 years after arrival 2016-12-00 at
Airavata Elephant Foundation
Nikita
LA - F
2020-05-21?disease
cardiomyopathy
died 2 years after arrival 2018-06-00 at
Parc Zoologique de Amneville (Coulange Zoo)
Dumbo
EM - F
19722020-05-1948unknown
died 8 years after arrival 2012-06-18 at
Planckendael Zoo
Cherpulassery Neelakandan
EM - M
19732020-05-1847disease
foot ailments
Sunil Kumar P
Sambann
EM - F
~19502020-05-06?age
died 1 years after arrival 2019-11-30 at
Kulen Elephant Forest
Madhubala
EM - F
1930?2020-05-0390age
Moiradanga elephant camp
noname (wild)
EM - F
2020-00-002020-05-020killed
by a tiger?
died 0 years after arrival 2020-00-00 at
Mudumalai National Park
Pokuna Raja
EM - F
2010?2020-04-3010poached
gunshot
Uda Walawe Nationalpark
Yunha
EM - F
2017-03-252020-04-073disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
died 3 years after arrival 2017-03-25 at
Amersfoort Zoo
Rani
EM - F
19692020-04-0351unknown
died 10 years after arrival 2010-04-29 at
Neunkirchen Zoo
noname (wild)
EM - F
2020-04-00?disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
died 0 years after arrival 2020-04-00 at
Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT)
Reba
EM - F
19702020-03-3050euthanised
died 21 years after arrival 1999-12-17 at
Phoenix Zoo
Ambika
EM - F
19482020-03-2772euthanised
died 59 years after arrival 1961-04-14 at
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Namunyak
LA - F
2020-03-27?unknown
Tsavo National Park
Samrat
EM - M
1996?2020-03-1224disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
died 22 years after arrival 1998-00-00 at
Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park
Aruba
LA - F
19792020-03-1141unknown
died 39 years after arrival 1981-09-17 at
Kronberg Zoo
Erna
LA - F
19852020-03-0735euthanised
died 11 years after arrival 2009-04-16 at
Warsaw Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw)
Nana
EM - F
19612020-03-0459unknown
collapsed, unable to stand up.
died 56 years after arrival 1964-04-27 at
Obihiro Zoo
Tim (wild)
LA - M
19692020-03-02?51age
twisted gut
died 51 years after arrival 1969-00-00 at
Amboseli National Park
Pawankali
EM - F
2020-03-02?disease
cancer
Shri Panchayati Akhada Mahanirvani temple
Guruvayur Padmanabhan
EM - M
2020-03-00??unknown
died 45 years after arrival 1975-06-25 at
Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
Pink
EM - F
19692020-02-2651unknown
died 47 years after arrival 1973-00-00 at
Sapucaia Zoo (Parque Zoológico do Rio Grande do Sul)
Hanako
EM - F
1963-09-242020-02-1557euthanised
cancer in foot
died 23 years after arrival 1997-12-09 at
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
Puan Pandan Wangi
EM - F
~20172020-02-14?poached
injuries caused by a poachers snare
died 1 years after arrival 2019-12-00 at
Minas Elephant Training Center
Boon Sib
EM - F
19492020-02-1371age
died 2 years after arrival 2018-06-11 at
Phuket Elephant Park
stillborn?
LA - M
2020-02-122020-02-12?0stillborn
assumed stillbirth?
died 0 years after arrival 2020-02-12 at
Howletts Wild Animal Park
Maxi
EM - M
19692020-02-1051euthanised
died 39 years after arrival 1981-09-15 at
Zurich Zoo
Maia
EM - F
19712020-02-0849age
heart failure
Asuncion Zoo
Neneng
EM - F
1965?2020-01-2555age
rejected food and deteriorated drastically
Medan Zoo (Taman Margasatwa Medan)
noname (wild)
EM - F
20192020-01-201anorexia
gastrointestinal problems
died 0 years after arrival 2020-01-17 at
Mondulkiri province unspecified location
Oloropilé
LA - M
~19702020-01-07??killed
shot by autorities
Masai Mara
Julian
LA - M
~19702020-01-00?age
Tsavo 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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