Relocated elephants from Suez Port in Egypt

Suez Port had previously 5 elephants relocated to new location.

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival
Present locationImport
1 † ♂ LA - Ali
dead: Born wild Dead: 1882?, ? yrs Reason: pathological: lung problems 1875-00-00
Budapest Zoo 1875
2 † ♂ LA - Neptun
dead: Born wild Dead: 1883-04-02, ? yrs Reason: euthanised: poisoned with Potassium cyanide 1870-00-00
Vienna Zoo 1870?
3 † ⚪ LA - Unknown
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1870-00-00
Dresden Zoo 1870
4 † ♂ LA - Jumbo
SSP id: 301
dead: Born wild 1861 Dead: 1885-09-15, 24 yrs Reason: accident: crushed by a locomotive at train station in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada 1861-00-00
Barnum & Bailey Circus 1861
5 † ♀ EM - Barnes Big Ruth
SSP id: 703
dead: Born wild 1896 Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown:
Barnum & Bailey Circus

Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at Suez Port

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Suez Port in Egypt, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2024), available online retrieved 21 April 2024 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)
2018-05-03 Ali:•
2016-01-05 Barnes Big Ruth:• 
Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants
2014-02-03 Jumbo:• Richard Reynolds, Buckles Blog at
•  Paul Chambers, Jumbo: The Greatest Elephant in the World</a>, Steerforth, 224 pp. at
2009-11-09 Neptun:• 
Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling

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