Elephants dead 2023

92 records of elephants deaths in the database during 2023

Name
Species - Sex
BirthDeathAgeReasonLocation
lndra
LA - F
19882023/202435unknown
Platschow Elefantenhof
Vettikadu Chandrasekharan
EM - M
2023-12-29?age
collapsed, and couldn't standup even with support from crane
Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB)
Banyen
EM - F
2023-12-18?age
Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
Tima
EM - F
1965-05-192023-12-1658euthanised
age related
Estepona Selwo safari park
Nang
EM - F
2023-12-09?age
Elephant Valley Project Cambodia
Fah Roong
EM - F
2023-12-09?age
Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
Arjuna
EM - M
19612023-12-0462killed
fight with a wild elephant
Balle Elephant Camp
Gaiamuthassi Thara
EM - F
19602023-11-2863age
Guruvayur Devaswom elephant camp
Mali
EM - F
19742023-11-2849age
Manila Zoo (Manila Zoological and Botanical Gardens)
Bibi
LA - F
1982-00-002023-11-2241euthanised
Ventral Edema
Aalborg Zoo (Aalborg Zoologiske Have)
Santosh
EM - M
2018-12-242023-11-225disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
King Kanoon
EM - M
2023-11-11?unknown
BLES (Boon Lotts Elephant Sanctuary)
Donna
EM - F
19712023-11-0952euthanised
St Louis Zoo
Theodora (wild)
LA - F
19672023-11-0256age
Amboseli National Park
Edison
LA - M
1986?2023-11-0037unknown
Samburu National Reserve
Tula?
EM - unknown
2017-10-262023-11-006disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Tung La Kon elephant camp
Karna
EM - M
2023-10-31?
collapsed during a training session
Ramapura camp
Jana
LA - F
19802023-10-2043unknown
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
Sambo
EM - F
19602023-10-1663unknown
Elephant Valley Project Cambodia
Murthy
EM - M
19622023-10-1461unknown
Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
Rani
EM - F
1996-07-052023-1-1327unknown
St Louis Zoo
Irma
EM - F
1970-09-182023-09-2553euthanised
age problems
Rotterdam Zoo
Lakshmi
EM - F
1981?2023-09-2542killed
Poisoned?
Amer Fort elephant village
Moo
EM - M
2023-09-25?
BLES (Boon Lotts Elephant Sanctuary)
Katja
EM - F
1977?2023-09-2546
Circus Moira Orfei
Lokimala
EM - F
2023-09-08?unknown
Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Education Centre
Twiggy
EM - F
19662023-09-0457unknown
Belgrade Zoo
Nina
EM - F
2023-09-01?
Mathura Elephant Care Centre (Wildlife SOS India)
Man Jai
EM - M
2013-12-082023-08-2410
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Melbourne Zoo
Bijuli Prasad
EM - M
2023-08-21?age
Behali Tea Estate
Lou
LA - F
19852023-08-1538unknown
Myakka Elephant Ranch
Chao Tula
EM - M
20222023-08-141
severe fractures to both humerus bones of the forelegs, resulting in shock
Krabok Khu Wildlife Rescue Center no.2
Ammu
EM - F
2016-052023-08-127
Muthanga elephant camp (East Wayanad)
Subramani
EM - M
2023-08-12?disease
Mathigodu elephant Camp
Tusker
LA - M
19922023-08-0931euthanised
Tuberculosis
Basel Zoo
Sayun
EM - M
2020-12-182023-08-063unknown
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Pairi Daiza (Parc Paradisio)
Bokdongi
EM - M
2023-08-04?unknown
paronychia
Daegu Dalseong Park Zoo
David
LA - M
19802023-08-02?43
acute abdominal syndrome
Leon Zoo
Yu Yu Yin
EM - F
1979-02-152023-07-2444unknown
Planckendael Zoo
Willy
LA - M
19782023-07-1945unknown
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Petit Jack
EM - M
2021-06-162023-07-182
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Dompierre Le Pal Zoo
Baby
EM - F
19682023-07-1355disease
Palace Roc Agel (Grimaldi)
Luna
EM -
2020-10-032023-07-133disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Samui Elephant Haven
stillborn
LA - F
2023-06-242023-06-240stillborn
Wuppertal Zoo
Mambo
EM - M
1978?2023-06-2345
Way Kambas Elephant Training Center (PLG)
Sreekanteswaram Sivakumar
EM - M
2023-06-22?age
Kanthaloor Mahadeva Temple
Radza junior
EM - M
2014-05-162023-06-199anesthesia
During preparations for relocation transport, he did not wake up from anesthesia
Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen
Daisy
EM - F
2023-06-14?
Mathura Elephant Care Centre (Wildlife SOS India)
Siam
EM - F
2023-06-10??
TECC elephant hospital Lampang
Tong Kham
EM - M
19632023-06-0160euthanised
suspicion Liver Fluke?
Kulen Elephant Forest
Phong Sri
EM - F
2023-05-31?age
collapsed several times, and could in the end not stand up
Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
Fitz
LA - M
2019-09-022023-05-304unknown
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Louisville Zoo
Sri Nuau
EM - F
2023-05-18?pathological
Digestion problems?
Samui Elephant Haven
Malaika
LA - F
19862023-05-1337unknown
collapsed, and couldnt stand up
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Morula
LA - F
19772023-05-1246unknown
deemed to be danger to a nearby camp
Living With Elephants
Ajabu
LA - M
2016-05-142023-05-087
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Dallas Zoo
Balarama
EM - M
1956?2023-05-0767unknown
suspected tuberculosis
Mathigodu elephant Camp
Mary
EM - F
19642023-05-0059unknown
geriatric
San Diego Zoo
XinXin
EM - F
2023-04-26?
heart attack??
Badaling Wildlife World
Noor Jahan
LA - F
2007-00-002023-04-2216unknown
complications after operation
Karachi Zoo
Nicole
EM - F
19762023-04-2047unknown
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
Thong Ruay
EM - F
1988?2023-04-0235age
Chok Chai Elephant Camp
Dee Lert
EM - F
2023-04-00?
Phuket Elephant Sanctuary
stillborn
EM - unknown
2023-04-002023-04-000stillborn
Bannerghatta Biological Park Zoo
Sitiin
LA - F
2021-11-002023-04-002pathological
Mechanical Intestinal Obstruction
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary
Nkoitoi
LA - M
1973?2023-04-0050
Masai Mara
Lisa
LA - F
19772023-03-2646euthanised
deteriorating health
Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park)
Lele
EM - M
2009?2023-03-2214
myocardial
Longkou Zoological and Botanical Garden
Lalitha
EM - F
2023-03-20?unknown
during traffic accident, fell from a truck, and sustained injuries
Muthumariamman temple
Yaqi
EM - M
2020-06-142023-03-183pathological
multiple organ failure
Jinan Zoo (Gold Cow Park)
Buba
LA - F
19822023-03-1741unknown
attacked by the elephant Jack
Sosto Zoo
Noi Nah
EM - F
2023-03-15?
Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
Chuchai
EM - M
2021-02-222023-03-09?2unknown
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Baan Mama
Sook Jai
EM - F
2023-03-03?
Elephant Nature Park (ENP)
H Plul
EM - F
19742023-03-0249unknown
dental and digestive problems
Buon Don Eco Tourism Company
Medu
EM - F
19692023-03-0054unknown
Givskud Zoo
Sandrine
EM - F
19672023-03-0056unknown
Givskud Zoo
noname
EM - unknown
2023-02-272023-02-270
Kamlapur elephant camp
Moti
EM - M
1988?2023-02-1835pathological
collapsed, with fractured leg, and kidney and liver functions were compromised.
India unspecified location
Dwiki
EM - M
2023-02-14?malnutrition
Aek Nauli Elephant Conservation Camp
Dodo
EM - M
2023-02-09??unknown
Patara Elephant Farm
Dodo (พลายโดโด้)
EM - M
20022023-02-0921unknown
stomach bloating
Surin elephant kingdom (Ban Ta Klang elephant village)
Ziwadi
LA - F
2018-03-002023-02-085unknown
drowned, stop breathing while playing in a mudbath
DSWT Nairobi nursery
Smokey (Rhani, Ronnie)
EM - M
1984-02-022023-02-00?39unknown
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Aussan (Assam)
EM - F
19572023-02-0066unknown
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Amalee
EM - F
2020-03-272023-01-273disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Prague Zoo (Zoo Praha)
Pin
EM - F
20142023-01-249euthanised
long-sustained injury and fractured bone on her upper front leg
WFFT wildlife rescue center and Elephant refuge
Jewel
EM - F
19642023-01-1559unknown
declining health
Los Angeles Zoo
Unnamed
EM - M
2023-01-152023-01-150pathological
weak, undeveloped organs
Zurich Zoo
Damar
EM - M
2020-07-032023-01-113disease
Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus
Buluh Cina ecopark
Risa
LA - F
1970?2023-01-0953age
age in combination with malnutrition due to draught
Amboseli National Park
Pili
EM - M
2006-07-22202317age
Gaziantep Zoo

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Deaths throughout the years

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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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