Relocated elephants from Mesker Park Zoo in United States

Mesker Park Zoo had previously 5 elephants relocated to new location.

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival
Present locationImport
1 † ♂ LA - Digger
SSP id: 404
dead: Born wild 1983 Dead: 2002-07-16, 19 yrs Reason: euthanised: congenital leg deformity 1987-05-05
Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary 1984?
2 ♀ LA - Kate
SSP id: 235
FC: Born wild 1985 1989-03-22
Roger Williams Park Zoo
3 † ♀ EM - Bunny
SSP id: 161
dead: Born wild 1953 Dead: 2009-05-14, 56 yrs Reason: age: 1954-00-00
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
4 † ♀ EM - Kay
dead: Born wild Dead: 1955-03-00, ? yrs Reason: euthanised: using the exhaust from a truck, because of agressivness 1929-06-12
Roy Bible
5 † ♀ EM - Bunny (Bonnie, Bunnie, Bunte)
SSP id: T2133
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown:
Gran Circo Union

Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at Mesker Park Zoo

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Mesker Park Zoo in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2023), available online retrieved 9 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)
2018-05-30 Kay:• Buckles Weblog
2017-02-11 Bunny:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  "Celebrating Bunny, The Elephant Sanctuary
•  "Bunny a success story, says Elephant Sanctuary founder",, 2009-05-07
2010-12-31 Bunny (Bonnie, Bunnie, Bunte):• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
•  Jim Cole pictures #4, Buckles Web Log, 2008-01-18
2009-04-28 Kate:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  "Our Commitment to Elephants", Roger Williams Park Zoo

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