Deceased elephants at Twycross Zoo in United Kingdom

This database list 5 dead elephants

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival locationImport
1+ ♀ EM Tonzi EEP id: 8503 32Born: unknown 1984-10-03 Dead:2016-12-02 (19 years after arrival), euthanised arthritis1997-10-02 Chester Zoo1990
2+ ♀ EM stillborn EEP id: 201202 < 1 32Born: captive-born 2012-03-25
Raja x Tara
Dead:2012-03-25, stillborn EEHV, Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus?
3+ ♂ EM Ganesh Vijay EEP id: 200913 2Born: captive-born 2009-08-06
Emmett (Tundi) x Noor Jahan
Dead:2011-04-13? (2 years after arrival), euthanised EEHV - Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV5A)
4+ ♀ EM Iris EEP id: 6704 30Born: wild 1966-12-00 Dead:1996-09-06 (29 years after arrival), unknown 1967-00-00
5+ ♀ EM Sheebar EEP id: 6413 3Born: 1963-12-00 Dead:1966-07-25 (2 years after arrival), unknown 1964-11-19 Chipperfield organisation (Chilworth)

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Twycross Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Twycross Zoo in United Kingdom, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2023), available online retrieved 3 December 2023 at (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 Ganesh Vijay:•
•  Susanne Baumler, Twycross Zoo
•  Ryan Easley, USA
•  "Inseminated elephant gives birth,", 2009-08-07
•  "Newborn elephant suffers setback,", 2009-08-10
2018-09-02 Tonzi:•
2016-01-04 stillborn:•
2012-08-27 Iris:•
•  Peter Stolk, Netherlands
• Ryan Easley, USA

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