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. (2021), available online retrieved 13 April 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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