Deceased elephants at Calgary Zoo in Canada


This database list 7 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 SSP id: 745 + miscarriage (twin)
EM M
< 1 captive-born
2012-10-24
2012-10-24 (0 years after arrival)miscarriage Spike (Ganesha) x Maharani (Rani)2012-10-24
2 SSP id: 746 + miscarriage (twin)
EM
< 1 captive-born
2012-10-24
2012-10-24 (0 years after arrival)miscarriage Spike (Ganesha) x 2012-10-24
3 SSP id: 648 + Malti
EM F
< 1 captive-born
2007-08-09
2008-11-01 (1 years after arrival)disease acute heart failure because of Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)Spike (Ganesha) x Maharani (Rani)2007-08-09
4 SSP id: 554 + Keemaya
EM F
< 1 captive-born
2004-11-16
2004-12-07 (0 years after arrival)disease infection and weakness, rejected by its motherSpike (Ganesha) x Maharani (Rani)2004-11-16
5 EEP id: 7508 SSP id: 144 + Bandara
EM M
16wild
1975-05-25
1991-11-25 (15 years after arrival)disease congestive heart failure x 1976-05-25Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)1976
6 SSP id: 530 + Mohan (Gyro, Gyro-Moe)
EM M
7unknown
1960-05-12
1967-06-26 (3 years after arrival)killed knocked into moat by elephant x 1964-11-29Miami Rare Bird Farm (Alton Freeman)1961?
7 SSP id: 529 + Gyro (Gyrette I)
EM F
8wild
1959
1967-02-09 (7 years after arrival)disease ruptured spleen x 1960-01-001960?

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Calgary Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Calgary Zoo in Canada, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), available online retrieved 6 March 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=181 (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)
2018-12-07 Malti:
  • Brent Van Hooft, Elephant Keeper Calgary Zoo
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=2635">Baby elephant named Malti

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=2574">Calgary Zoo Celebrates Elephant Calf Arrival, 2007-08-09

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4316">Baby Elephant at Calgary Zoo Gravely Ill in Herpes Virus, 2008-10-31

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4316">Baby Elephant Died of Heart Failure, 2008-11-03

  • 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.
  • 2016-01-05 Gyro (Gyrette I):
  • Wayne Jackson
  • 2016-01-05 Mohan (Gyro, Gyro-Moe):
  • Wayne Jackson

  • Brent Van Hooft (Calgary, AB)
  • 2016-01-05 miscarriage (twin):
  • http://www.calgaryzoo.com/#axzz2AEx4UQY2
  • 2010-12-31 Bandara:
  • Brent Van Hooft, Elephant Keeper Calgary Zoo

  • "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


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