Deceased elephants at Toronto Zoo in Canada


This database list 7 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 SSP id: 344 + Tara
LA F
40wild
1969
2009-11-30 (35 years after arrival)disease arthritis x 1974-07-30International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)
2 SSP id: 345 + Tessa
LA F
40wild
1969
2009-06-13 (35 years after arrival)killed injury caused from exhibit mate x 1974-07-30International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)
3 SSP id: 352 + Tequila
LA F
38wild
1970
2008-09-02 (34 years after arrival)unknown necropsy inconclusive x 1974-09-04International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)
4 SSP id: 338 + Pat (Patsy)
LA F
39wild
1967
2006-07-24 (32 years after arrival)euthanised arthritis; foot infections x 1974-11-01International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)
5 SSP id: 409 + Toronto
LA F
10captive-born
1984-06-28
1994-07-05 (10 years after arrival)disease salmonellaTantor x Toka1984-06-28
6 SSP id: 343 + Tantor
LA M
20wild
1969
1989-08-02 (15 years after arrival)anesthesia heart failure x 1974-07-30International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)
7 SSP id: 411 + T.W.
LA F
< 1 20captive-born
1984-09-13
1984-09-15 (0 years after arrival)disease stomach/bowel problemsTantor x Tessa1984-09-13

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Toronto Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Toronto Zoo in Canada, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 17 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=197 (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)
2013-12-06 Toronto:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger

  • http://www.thestar.com/news/article/938855--stay-or-pack-their-trunks
  • 2013-12-06 T.W.:
  • Richard Chiger

  • http://www.thestar.com/news/article/938855--stay-or-pack-their-trunks
  • 2012-09-18 Tequila:
  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4141">
    "Toronto Zoo, and its elephants, mourn Tequila", Elephant-News.com, 2008-09-03

  • http://www.citynews.ca/news/news_26502.aspx">"Offspring Pines For Mom, After T.O. Zoo Elephant Dies Unexpectedly", Citynews.ca, 2008-09-04

  • http://www.thestar.com/news/article/938855--stay-or-pack-their-trunks
  • 2012-09-18 Tantor:
  • http://www.thestar.com/news/article/938855--stay-or-pack-their-trunks

  • Andrew Shek
  • 2012-08-27 Pat (Patsy):
  • http://www.thestar.com/news/article/938855--stay-or-pack-their-trunks

  • http://www.tribemagazine.com/board/tribe-main-forum/120006-another-docks-realted-tragedy.html
  • 2012-04-06 Tessa:
  • Wayne Jackson, Canada.

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4658">"Gentlest elephant" dies at Toronto Zoo", Elephant-News.com, 2009-06-14

  • http://www.thestar.com/news/article/938855--stay-or-pack-their-trunks
  • 2011-02-15 Tara:
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=5083">"Tara the elephant dies at Toronto Zoo," Elephant-News.com, 2009-11-30

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=5098">"Toronto Elephant´s death still a mystery," Elephant-News.com, 2009-12-04

  • http://www.thestar.com/news/article/938855--stay-or-pack-their-trunks

  • Toronto Zoo on elephant-news.com

    Toronto Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

    DateNameLinks which opens in new window
    2013-10-26Toronto elephant handlers speak out about trip to california, their too-brief time at paws and losing the animals they loved. - Elephant News
    2013-10-21The toronto zoo elephant saga � the whole truth and nothing but the truth - Elephant News
    2013-10-21Elephants from toronto zoo arrive at new home in california - Elephant News
    2013-10-20Toronto zoo elephant convoy headed deep into u.s. midwest. elephants had overnight stopover at 'world's largest truck stop' in iowa - Elephant News
    2013-10-18Hauler criticizes toronto zoo elephant trip - Elephant News
    2013-10-17Toronto zoo elephants to be moved thursday morning: union - Elephant News


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