Deceased elephants at Houston Zoo in United States


This database list 17 dead elephants

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival locationImport
1+ ⚪ EM fetus (twin) SSP id: 761 < 1 Born: captive-born 2014-06-30Thai (Thailand) x Tess Dead:2014-06-30, miscarriage 2014-06-30
2+ ⚪ EM fetus (twin) SSP id: 762 < 1 Born: captive-born 2014-06-30Thai (Thailand) x Tess Dead:2014-06-30, miscarriage 2014-06-30
3+ ♂ EM Mac SSP id: 645 2Born: captive-born 2006-10-01Thai (Thailand) x Shanti Dead:2008-11-09 (2 years after arrival), disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)2006-10-01
4+ ♀ EM Bella SSP id: 552 < 1 2Born: captive-born 2004-08-17Thai (Thailand) x Shanti Dead:2005-04-15, unknown 2004-08-17
5+ ♀ EM Kimba SSP id: 311 13Born: captive-born 1991-07-17Thai (Thailand) x Methai (Me Thai) Dead:2004-09-05 (13 years after arrival), disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)1991-07-17
6+ ♀ EM none SSP id: 550 < 1 13Born: captive-born 2003-12-28Thai (Thailand) x Methai (Me Thai) Dead:2003-12-29, unknown 2003-12-28
7+ ♀ EM Singgah SSP id: 352 7Born: captive-born 1993-12-29Thai (Thailand) x Methai (Me Thai) Dead:2000-01-01 (7 years after arrival), disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)1993-12-29
8+ ♂ EM stillborn SSP id: 410 < 1 7Born: captive-born 1997-04-26Kiba x Kimba Dead:1997-04-26, stillborn premature1997-04-26
9+ ⚪ EM stillborn SSP id: 388 < 1 7Born: captive-born 1995-07-28Thai (Thailand) x Indu Dead:1995-07-28, stillborn 1995-07-28
10+ ⚪ EM stillborn SSP id: 374 < 1 7Born: captive-born 1993-07-27Thai (Thailand) x Indu Dead:1993-07-27, stillborn 1993-07-27
11+ ♀ EM stillborn SSP id: 329 < 1 7Born: captive-born 1991-10-25Thai (Thailand) x Indu Dead:1991-10-25, stillborn 1991-10-25
12+ ♀ EM stillborn SSP id: 373 < 1 7Born: captive-born 1984-12-18Thai (Thailand) x Indu Dead:1984-12-18, stillborn 1984-12-18
13+ ♀ EM Shani SSP id: 143 < 1 7Born: captive-born 1983-04-21Thai (Thailand) x Indu Dead:1983-05-17, disease anorexia, bottle feed formula intolerance1983-04-21
14+ ♂ EM Hans SSP id: 435 63Born: wild 1916 x Dead:1979-04-27 (54 years after arrival), unknown 1925-08-05 Ellis Stanley Joseph menagerie
15+ ♂ LA Oba SSP id: 367 4Born: wild 1974 x Dead:1978-07-30 (2 years after arrival), disease infection associated; digestive bacterial1976-12-09 International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)
16+ ♀ EM Piper (Kalu, Katu) SSP id: 436 6Born: wild 1971 x Dead:1977-07-24 (6 years after arrival), unknown 1971-09-04 Gene Goebel
17+ ♀ EM Barnum Nellie SSP id: 678 / T2083 27Born: wild 1914 x Dead:1941 (17 years after arrival), unknown 1924-00-00 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Houston Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Houston Zoo in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 1 December 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=169 (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this list:

Latest updateName of elephantSource (if it is a website, the target website will open in new window)
2018-12-08 Mac:• Gary S. Hayward, Ph D. John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
2018-12-08 Singgah:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  Gary S. Hayward, Ph D. John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
2018-12-08 Kimba:• HOUSTON CHRONICLE, TUE 11/02/2004
•  Gary S. Hayward, Ph D. John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
2016-01-24 Hans:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  "With the Zoos," The Billboard Vol 56 No 13, Page 57, 1944-03-25
2016-01-05 Barnum Nellie:• http://bucklesw.blogspot.se/2012/10/barnum-nellie-from-buckles.html
•  The Ringling Elephants 1888-1968, Bandwagon
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2011-11-14 Shani:• "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant: The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71
2011-01-02 stillborn:• "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71
2009-02-28 Bella:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  Shanti Gives Birth At Houston Zoo
2009-01-26 none:• Ryan Easley, USA
2009-01-25 stillborn:• Ryan Easley, USA
2009-01-25 stillborn:• Ryan Easley, USA
2009-01-25 stillborn:• Ryan Easley, USA
2009-01-25 stillborn:• Ryan Easley, USA


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