Deceased elephants at Indianapolis Zoo in United States

This database list 5 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 SSP id: 66
+ Sophi
LA F
52wild
1968
2020-10-08euthanised age related x 1989-09-15African Lion Safari
2 SSP id: 00
+ Kalina
LA F
8captive-born
2011-07-20
2019-03-26disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virusJack (Jackson) x Kubwa2011-07-20
3+ Nyah
LA F
7captive-born
2012-06-28
2019-03-19disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virusJack (Jackson) x Ivory2012-06-28
4 SSP id: 514
+ Amali
LA F
3captive-born
2000-03-06
2003-06-03disease infectionDale x Kubwa2000-03-06
5 SSP id: T2046
+ Tummy II (Tumthong II)
EM F
2wild
1966
1968-05-09unknown x 1967-04-14Trefflichs Bird and Animal Company


Source for the list of elephants deceased at Indianapolis Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Indianapolis Zoo in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), available online retrieved 24 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=305 (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)
2020-10-09 Sophi:
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.indyzoo.com/content.aspx?cid=294">"Sophi," Indyzoo.com

  • Wayne Jackson, Canada

  • https://www.indystar.com/story/news/local/2020/10/08/sophi-52-year-old-african-elephant-has-died-indianapolis-zoo/5927010002/
  • 2018-03-04 Kalina:
  • https://edition.cnn.com/2019/03/28/us/indianapolis-zoo-two-elephants-dead-trnd/index.html
  • 2013-08-13 Nyah:
  • http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/view/story/cfa6c561b477444d89d94d29dc9ee1c8/IN--Indianapolis-Zoo-Baby-Elephant

  • https://edition.cnn.com/2019/03/28/us/indianapolis-zoo-two-elephants-dead-trnd/index.html
  • 2009-10-04 Amali:
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=1619">"Indianapolis Journal; Zoo's New Star Shines, Thanks to Science", Elephant-News.com, 2000-07-17

  • Indianapolis Zoo on elephant-news.com

    Indianapolis Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

    DateNameLinks which opens in new window
    2012-03-01The big freeze. tackling elephant inbreeding in zoos - Elephant News
    2011-09-26New elephant calf for san diego. - Elephant News
    2011-01-15Elephant in fatal accident will not be punished - Elephant News
    2010-10-06Showme elephants: tom packs elephants - Elephant News
    2010-07-07Nominations are now open for the 2012 indianapolis prize - Elephant News
    2010-06-03Indianapolis prize, dr. iain douglas-hamilton - Elephant News
    2020-10-08Sophi, a 52-year-old african elephant, has died at the indianapolis zoo - Elephant News


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