Deceased elephants at Houston Zoo in United States


This database list 17 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 SSP id: 761 + fetus (twin)
EM
< 1 captive-born
2014-06-30
2014-06-30 (0 years after arrival)miscarriage Thai (Thailand) x Tess2014-06-30
2 SSP id: 762 + fetus (twin)
EM
< 1 captive-born
2014-06-30
2014-06-30 (0 years after arrival)miscarriage Thai (Thailand) x Tess2014-06-30
3 SSP id: 645 + Mac
EM M
2captive-born
2006-10-01
2008-11-09 (2 years after arrival)disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)Thai (Thailand) x Shanti2006-10-01
4 SSP id: 552 + Bella
EM F
< 1 2captive-born
2004-08-17
2005-04-15 (1 years after arrival)unknown Thai (Thailand) x Shanti2004-08-17
5 SSP id: 311 + Kimba
EM F
13captive-born
1991-07-17
2004-09-05 (13 years after arrival)disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)Thai (Thailand) x Methai (Me Thai)1991-07-17
6 SSP id: 550 + none
EM F
< 1 13captive-born
2003-12-28
2003-12-29 (0 years after arrival)unknown Thai (Thailand) x Methai (Me Thai)2003-12-28
7 SSP id: 352 + Singgah
EM F
7captive-born
1993-12-29
2000-01-01 (7 years after arrival)disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)Thai (Thailand) x Methai (Me Thai)1993-12-29
8 SSP id: 410 + stillborn
EM M
< 1 7captive-born
1997-04-26
1997-04-26 (0 years after arrival)stillborn prematureKiba x Kimba1997-04-26
9 SSP id: 388 + stillborn
EM
< 1 7captive-born
1995-07-28
1995-07-28 (0 years after arrival)stillborn Thai (Thailand) x Indu1995-07-28
10 SSP id: 374 + stillborn
EM
< 1 7captive-born
1993-07-27
1993-07-27 (0 years after arrival)stillborn Thai (Thailand) x Indu1993-07-27
11 SSP id: 329 + stillborn
EM F
< 1 7captive-born
1991-10-25
1991-10-25 (0 years after arrival)stillborn Thai (Thailand) x Indu1991-10-25
12 SSP id: 373 + stillborn
EM F
< 1 7captive-born
1984-12-18
1984-12-18 (0 years after arrival)stillborn Thai (Thailand) x Indu1984-12-18
13 SSP id: 143 + Shani
EM F
< 1 7captive-born
1983-04-21
1983-05-17 (0 years after arrival)disease anorexia, bottle feed formula intoleranceThai (Thailand) x Indu1983-04-21
14 SSP id: 435 + Hans
EM M
63wild
1916
1979-04-27 (54 years after arrival)unknown x 1925-08-05Ellis Stanley Joseph
15 SSP id: 367 + Oba
LA M
4wild
1974
1978-07-30 (2 years after arrival)disease infection associated; digestive bacterial x 1976-12-09International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)
16 SSP id: 436 + Piper (Kalu, Katu)
EM F
6wild
1971
1977-07-24 (6 years after arrival)unknown x 1971-09-04Gene Goebel
17 SSP id: 678 / T2083 + Barnum Nellie
EM F
27wild
1914
1941 (17 years after arrival)unknown x 1924-00-00Ringling Brothers and Barnum and 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 29 July 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:
  • https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pharmacology_molecular_sciences/faculty/bios/haywardg.html'>Gary S. Hayward, Ph D. John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
  • 2018-12-08 Singgah:
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pharmacology_molecular_sciences/faculty/bios/haywardg.html'>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

  • https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pharmacology_molecular_sciences/faculty/bios/haywardg.html'>Gary S. Hayward, Ph D. John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
  • 2016-01-24 Hans:
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://books.google.com/books?id=dwwEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PT56&dq=st+louis+zoo+helen+elephant&hl=en&ei=re6nTIGbE4OB8gbWt6zcDA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=book-preview-link&resnum=2&ved=0CDYQuwUwAQ#v=onepage&q=st%20louis%20zoo%20helen%20elephant&f=false" target="_blank">"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, http://www.circushistory.org/Bandwagon/BW.htm'>Bandwagon

  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
  • 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

  • http://www.click2houston.com/family/3662871/detail.html">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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