Relocated elephants from Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium had previously 14 elephants relocated to new location.  

Name - stud nr.
Species - Sex
Status Origin
Birth
Age Arrival
Departure
Present location
Belle
(206)
LA - F
PC wild
1981
39 1983-05-03
2001-12-13
Milwaukee County Zoo
Josky (Patne)
(252)
EM - F
dead : 2010-01-08
euthanised: declining health
wild
1967
43 1992-04-26
1992-09-11
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Center for Elephant Conservation
Belinda
(82)
LA - F
dead : 2002-11-13
unknown:
wild
1969
33 1970-10-08
2001-12-15
Riverbanks Zoological Park
Martika (Tika, Kiah)
(231)
LA - F
PC wild
1981
39 2008-09-02
2010-12-01
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Jo (Juanita)
(62)
LA - F
dead : 2012-07-16
euthanised:
wild
1969
43 2008-09-02
2010-12-01
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Moshi
(139)
LA - F
PC wild
1976
44 2008-09-02
2010-12-01
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Jothi
(268)
EM - F
FC wild
1982
38 2008-04-15
2008-07-15
Audubon Zoo
Surapa
(269)
EM - F
FC wild
1983
37 2008-04-15
2008-07-15
Audubon Zoo
Sheba (Buki)
(24)
EM - F
dead : 2009-09-28
age:
wild
1958
51 2008-04-15
2008-07-15
Buffalo Zoo
Bodhi
(551)
EM - M
PC captive-born
2004-04-16
16 2004-04-16
2011-11-03
Denver Zoo
Penny
(192)
LA - F
dead : 2017-05-04
euthanised:
wild
1979
38 2000-08-15
2001-12-10
Riverbanks Zoological Park
Benny (Dumbo)
(330)
EM - M
dead : 2016-12-26
unknown: kidney problem?
captive-born
1991-12-19
25 2002-00-00
1992-09-11
Toluca Zoo (Zoologico de Zacango)
Tommy
(136)
EM - M
dead : 2002-12-21
euthanised:
wild
1944
58 1998-09-03
1998-10-06
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus - Retirement Farm
Babe (Assam)
(80)
EM - F
dead : 2008-01-24
maternal death: torn uterus
wild
1967
41 1980-07-05
1991-02-02
Fort Worth Zoo


Source for the list of elephants relocated, previously living at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), available online retrieved 24 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=342 (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)
2018-05-10 Tommy:
  • Page 71, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/05/unidentified-1-from-wayne-jackson.html
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2005/12/tommy-1994.html
  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2005/11/diamond-o-ranch-3.html
  • http://www.bryanhl
  • 2018-03-16 Penny:
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.channel3000.com/news/388387/detail.html">"Winkie, Penny Soon On The Move," Channel3000.com, 2000-02-09

  • http://www.channel3000.com/news/389308/detail.html">"Vilas Won't Lose Accreditation Over Elephants," Channel3000.com, 2000-03-29

  • http://www.channel3000.com/news/389873/detail.html">"Future For Elephants Still Uncertain," Channel3000.com, 2000-04-28

  • http://www.channel3000.com/news/391605/detail.html">"Elephants To Have New Homes," Channel3000.com, 2000-07-27

  • http://www.channel3000.com/news/391838/detail.html">"Time To Move Winkie Draws Near," Channel3000.com, 2000-08-03

  • http://www.channel3000.com/news/392074/detail.html">"Vilas Zoo's First Elephant Departs," Channel3000.com, 2000-08-15

  • http://www.coladaily.com/2017/05/04/riverbanks-zoo-mourns-death-beloved-african-elephant-penny-37/

  • http://www.wltx.com/article/features/riverbanks-zoo-announces-death-of-female-elephant/436861826
  • 2018-03-16 Benny (Dumbo):
  • Nestor Manturana
  • Mike Swain, Progressive Pachyderms
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/notas/370227.html">Confisca Profepa animales a zool�gico de Zacango, 2006-08-21

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/11/from-mike-swain-1.html">Buckles Web Log, From Mike Swain #1, 2007-11-28

  • http://www.da.wvu.edu/archives/010102/news/020101,05,02.html">Elephant in Trouble After Illegally Going Into Mexico, 2001-02-01

  • http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/articulo/metropoli/edomex/2016/12/26/muere-elefante-benny-en-parque-ecologico-ehecatl-en-ecatepec#.WGUizvOCUxc.facebook
  • 2012-10-23 Sheba (Buki):
  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4892">Buki the elephant dies. Buffalo Zoo favorite was 52 years old
  • 2012-09-18 Jo (Juanita):
  • http://fox8.com/2012/07/16/african-elephant-dies-at-metroparks-zoo/

  • Bobby Todd

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4139">"Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Moves Elephants to Columbus," Elephant-News.com, 2008-09-03
  • 2012-02-28 Babe (Assam):
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=972">"5-ton Christmas gift arrives early," Elephant-News.com, 2005-11-14

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=3263">"Babe, Fort Worth Zoo's oldest female elephant, dies," Elephant-News.com, 2008-01-25
  • 2011-11-04 Bodhi:
  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=5909">Denver Zoo new home for 7-year-old male elephant

  • Bobby Todd

  • http://showmeelephants.blogspot.com/2010/12/bodhi-columbus-zoo.html">"Bodhi, Columbus Zoo" at ShowMe Elephants
  • 2010-12-18 Martika (Tika, Kiah):
  • Bobby Todd
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4139">"Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Moves Elephants to Columbus," Elephant-News.com, 2008-09-03
  • 2010-12-18 Moshi:
  • Bobby Todd

  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4139">"Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Moves Elephants to Columbus," Elephant-News.com, 2008-09-03
  • 2010-01-11 Josky (Patne):
  • http://circustents.blogspot.com/">Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States.

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=5146">"Statement on the Death of Retired Asian Elephant, Elephant-News.com, 2009-01-08
  • 2009-01-01 Belinda:
  • Ryan Easley, USA
  • 2009-01-01 Belle:
  • Ryan Easley, USA


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