Deceased elephants at Brookfield Zoo in United States


This database list 17 dead elephants

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival locationImport
1+ ♀ LA Christy SSP id: 203 29Born: wild 1980 Dead:2009-12-22 (25 years after arrival), euthanised kidney failure1984-12-07 Tom Smart
2+ ♀ LA Affie SSP id: 86 40Born: wild 1969 Dead:2009-05-15 (30 years after arrival), unknown 1979-03-31 Indianapolis Zoo
3+ ♀ LA Mame SSP id: 107 32Born: wild 1971 Dead:2003-06-17 (31 years after arrival), euthanised Musculoskeletal trauma; incinerated1972-06-07 Ovita Game Farm
4+ ♀ LA Mtoto SSP id: 108 21Born: wild 1971 Dead:1992-06-11 (12 years after arrival), euthanised 1980-02-03 Pocono Snake and Animal Farm1972
5+ ♀ EM Babe (Baby Brookfield) SSP id: 75 44Born: wild 1946 Dead:1990-02-18 (24 years after arrival), euthanised severe arthritis1966-09-10 Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
6+ ♀ LA Widget SSP id: 19 23Born: wild 1954 Dead:1977-03-14 (22 years after arrival), anesthesia 1955-05-14
7+ ♀ EM Minnie SSP id: 454 47Born: wild 1929 Dead:1976-09-22 (42 years after arrival), unknown 1934-11-03 Buck Zoo (Frank Buck Zoo), Gainesville
8+ ♂ EM Ziggy (Herman) SSP id: 453 56Born: wild 1919 Dead:1975-10-27 (39 years after arrival), accident fell into dry moat1936-07-28 Singer Midgets (Leopold von Singer)
9+ ♂ LA Peter Pan SSP id: 21 13Born: wild 1956 Dead:1969-05-28 (12 years after arrival), euthanised 1957-05-07
10+ ♀ EM Unknown SSP id: 457 < 1 13Born: wild 1964 Dead:1965-09-30, unknown 1965-09-28 Seabury Foundation (Charles Ward Seabury)
11+ ♀ EM Cookie SSP id: 455 2Born: wild 1961 Dead:1963-10-11, unknown 1962-05-10 Jungleland Thousand Oaks animal farm (Louis Goebel)
12+ ♀ LA Honey (Arsali) SSP id: 7 24Born: wild 1934 Dead:1958-09-11 (24 years after arrival), disease infection, digestive bacterial1934-06-13 1934
13+ ♀ EM Melinda SSP id: 451 2Born: wild 1951 Dead:1953-10-30, unknown 1952-05-10 Seabury Foundation (Charles Ward Seabury)
14+ ♀ EM Nancy SSP id: 449 31Born: wild 1920 Dead:1951-01-19 (18 years after arrival), accident hanged by her chain in the dry moat1933-11-10 Lakewood Farm (George Getz)
15+ ♀ LC Zombini SSP id: 10 8Born: wild 1936 Dead:1944-09-19 (5 years after arrival), euthanised 1939-09-09 Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center
16+ ♀ LA Tembo SSP id: 6 13Born: wild 1930 Dead:1943-07-14 (9 years after arrival), disease infection, digestive1934-06-13
17+ ♀ LC Zombie Local id: Field #: 218471 SSP id: 8 9Born: wild 1934 Dead:1943-07-04 (4 years after arrival), unknown 1939-09-09 Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Brookfield Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Brookfield Zoo in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2024), available online retrieved 13 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=177 (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)
2012-04-11 Ziggy (Herman):• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• EEG Magazine nr 7, May 2005, by European Elephant Group
• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
• LIFE 22 okt 1971
2012-02-10 Nancy:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  "No packing it in on pachyderms," Elephant-News.com, 2010-01-12
•  "Elephants: Big Stars," BrookfieldZoo.org George Lewis in Elephant Tramp..(I loved Rogues p.90)
2010-12-31 Babe (Baby Brookfield):• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  Ryan Easley, USA
•  "Smallest Elephant," The Billboard Vol 59 No 26, Page 86, 1947-07-05
•  •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
2010-10-03 Widget:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  "Under the Marquee" by Tom Parkinson, The Billboard Vol 67 No 18, Page 67, 1955-04-30
2010-05-19 Tembo:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  Richard Chiger
2010-01-14 Minnie:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  "No packing it in on pachyderms," Elephant-News.com, 2010-01-12
2009-12-23 Christy:• Second elephant dies at Brookfield Zoo
• Mary Nodulman, Volunteer, Brookfield Zoo
• Ryan Easley, USA
• Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• Richard Chiger
2009-08-11 Mame:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  Richard Chiger
•  "Brookfield Zoo Saddened By Loss of Elephant," Elephant-News.com, 2003-06-17
2009-08-11 Affie:• Susan Hoss, Pachyderm Keeper, Brookfield Zoo
•  Mary Nodulman, Volunteer, Brookfield Zoo
•  Ryan Easley, USA
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  Richard Chiger
•  <a href="http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4650">"Brookfield Zoo mourns death of elephant," Elephant-News.com, 2009-05-17</a>
2009-01-01 Mtoto:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  Richard Chiger
2009-01-01 Honey (Arsali):• Ryan Easley, USA
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  Richard Chiger
2009-01-01 Zombie:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  Richard Chiger
•  https://collections-zoology.fieldmuseum.org/catalogue/2552975
2009-01-01 Zombini:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  Richard Chiger
2008-12-24 Peter Pan:• Ryan Easley, USA

Brookfield Zoo on elephant-news.com

Brookfield Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

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2010-01-12No packing it in on pachyderms - Elephant News
Ill. zoo seeks elephant despite opposition - Elephant News
2010-02-05Brookfield zoo seeks a companion for its lone elephant, joyce - Elephant News


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