Deceased elephants at Brookfield Zoo in United States


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This database list 17 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 SSP id: 203 + Christy
LA F
29wild
1980
2009-12-22 (25 years after arrival) euthanised kidney failure x 1984-12-07 Tom Smart
2 SSP id: 86 + Affie (Jenny)
LA F
40wild
1969
2009-05-15 (30 years after arrival) unknown x 1979-03-31 Indianapolis Zoo
3 SSP id: 107 + Mame
LA F
32wild
1971
2003-06-17 (31 years after arrival) euthanised Musculoskeletal trauma; incinerated x 1972-06-07 Ovita Game Farm
4 SSP id: 108 + Mtoto
LA F
21wild
1971
1992-06-11 (12 years after arrival) euthanised x 1980-02-03 Pocono Snake and Animal Farm1972
5 SSP id: 75 + Babe (Baby Brookfield)
EM F
44wild
1946
1990-02-18 (24 years after arrival) euthanised severe arthritis x 1966-09-10 Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
6 SSP id: 19 + Widget
LA F
23wild
1954
1977-03-14 (22 years after arrival) anesthesia x 1955-05-14
7 SSP id: 454 + Minnie
EM F
47wild
1929
1976-09-22 (42 years after arrival) unknown x 1934-11-03 Buck Zoo (Frank Buck Zoo), Gainesville
8 SSP id: 453 + Ziggy (Herman)
EM M
56wild
1919
1975-10-27 (39 years after arrival) accident fell into dry moat x 1936-07-28 Singer Midgets (Leopold von Singer)
9 SSP id: 21 + Peter Pan
LA M
13wild
1956
1969-05-28 (12 years after arrival) euthanised x 1957-05-07
10 SSP id: 457 + Unknown
EM F
< 1 13wild
1964
1965-09-30 unknown x 1965-09-28 Seabury Foundation (Charles Ward Seabury)
11 SSP id: 455 + Cookie
EM F
2wild
1961
1963-10-11 unknown x 1962-05-10 Jungleland Thousand Oaks animal farm (Louis Goebel)
12 SSP id: 7 + Honey (Arsali)
LA F
24wild
1934
1958-09-11 (24 years after arrival) disease infection, digestive bacterial x 1934-06-13 1934
13 SSP id: 451 + Melinda
EM F
2wild
1951
1953-10-30 unknown x 1952-05-10 Seabury Foundation (Charles Ward Seabury)
14 SSP id: 449 + Nancy
EM F
31wild
1920
1951-01-19 (18 years after arrival) accident hanged by her chain in the dry moat x 1933-11-10 Lakewood Farm (George Getz)
15 SSP id: 10 + Zombini
LC F
8wild
1936
1944-09-19 (5 years after arrival) euthanised x 1939-09-09 Gangala-na-Bodio Elephant Domestication Center
16 SSP id: 6 + Tembo
LA F
13wild
1930
1943-07-14 (9 years after arrival) disease infection, digestive x 1934-06-13
17 Local id: Field #: 218471 SSP id: 8 + Zombie
LC F
9wild
1934
1943-07-04 (4 years after arrival) unknown x 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. (2021), available online retrieved 24 October 2021 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.
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• EEG Magazine nr 7, May 2005, by European Elephant Group
• Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.
• 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.
•  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 (Jenny):• Susan Hoss, Pachyderm Keeper, Brookfield Zoo
•  Mary Nodulman, Volunteer, Brookfield Zoo
•  Ryan Easley, USA
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
•  Richard Chiger
•  "Brookfield Zoo mourns death of elephant," Elephant-News.com, 2009-05-17
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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