Deceased elephants at Calgary Zoo in Canada


This database list 7 dead elephants

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival locationImport
1+ ♂ EM miscarriage (twin) SSP id: 745 < 1 Born: captive-born 2012-10-24Spike (Ganesha) x Maharani (Rani) Dead:2012-10-24, miscarriage 2012-10-24
2+ ⚪ EM miscarriage (twin) SSP id: 746 < 1 Born: captive-born 2012-10-24Spike (Ganesha) x Dead:2012-10-24, miscarriage 2012-10-24
3+ ♀ EM Malti SSP id: 648 < 1 Born: captive-born 2007-08-09Spike (Ganesha) x Maharani (Rani) Dead:2008-11-01, disease acute heart failure because of Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV1A)2007-08-09
4+ ♀ EM Keemaya SSP id: 554 < 1 Born: captive-born 2004-11-16Spike (Ganesha) x Maharani (Rani) Dead:2004-12-07, disease infection and weakness, rejected by its mother2004-11-16
5+ ♂ EM Bandara EEP id: 7508 SSP id: 144 16Born: wild 1975-05-25 x Dead:1991-11-25 (15 years after arrival), disease congestive heart failure1976-05-25 Sri Lanka National Zoological Gardens (Dehiwela Zoo)1976
6+ ♂ EM Mohan (Gyro, Gyro-Moe) SSP id: 530 7Born: unknown 1960-05-12 x Dead:1967-06-26 (3 years after arrival), killed knocked into moat by elephant1964-11-29 Miami Rare Bird Farm (Alton Freeman)1961?
7+ ♀ EM Gyro (Gyrette I) SSP id: 529 8Born: wild 1959 x Dead:1967-02-09 (7 years after arrival), disease ruptured spleen1960-01-00 1960?

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 27 November 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
•  Baby elephant named Malti
•  Calgary Zoo Celebrates Elephant Calf Arrival, 2007-08-09
•  Baby Elephant at Calgary Zoo Gravely Ill in Herpes Virus, 2008-10-31
•  Baby Elephant Died of Heart Failure, 2008-11-03
•  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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