Deceased elephants at Woodland Park Zoo in United States


This database list 7 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 SSP id: 78 + Watoto
LA F
45wild
1969
2014-08-22 (43 years after arrival)euthanised collapsed x 1971-07-01International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
2 SSP id: 731 + miscarriage
EM F
< 1 45captive-born
2008-08-14
2008-08-14 (0 years after arrival)miscarriage Sneezy x Chai2008-08-14
3 SSP id: 528 + Hansa
EM F
7captive-born
2000-11-03
2007-06-08 (7 years after arrival)disease Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV3A)Onyx (Big Mac) x Chai2000-11-03
4 SSP id: 318 + Elmer the Safety Elephant
LA F
17wild
1954
1971-09-25 (15 years after arrival)disease tusk infection x 1956-06-00
5 SSP id: 659 + Bamboo
EM F
< 1 17wild
1967-02-00
1967-12-00 (0 years after arrival)unknown x 1967-06-01
6 SSP id: T2090 + Wide Awake (Cleopatra)
EM F
54wild
1913
1967-08-06 (46 years after arrival)unknown x 1921-00-00Singer Midgets (Leopold von Singer)
7 SSP id: T2242 + Tusko (Ned)
EM M
43wild
1890
1933-06-10 (1 years after arrival)disease massive blood clot in the heart x 1932-10-08George ”Slim” Lewis

Source for the list of elephants deceased at Woodland Park Zoo

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at Woodland Park Zoo in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 18 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=437 (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 Hansa:
  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=2413">Herpes Kills Seattle Zoo Elephant. 6-Year-Old Elephant Hansa Died Last Month
  • 2018-03-13 Watoto:
  • Brittany Anderson

  • https://www.thedodo.com/zoo-elephant-watoto-death-754793660.html
  • 2016-01-05 Tusko (Ned):
  • http://www.zoo.org/zoo_info/history/chapters/history3.html">Woodland Park Zoo
  • http://www.circushistory.org/bandwagon/bw-1965Mar.htm">Homer C. Walton. Bandwagon, Vol. 9, No. 2 (Mar-Apr), 1965, pp. 4-11.
  • 2011-04-26 Elmer the Safety Elephant :
  • Patrick Maluy, Lead Keeper/Elephant Manager, Woodland Park Zoo
  • 2010-11-20 miscarriage:
  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4016">Seattle Zoo Elephant Chai Miscarries, 2008-08-08
  • 2009-10-31 Wide Awake (Cleopatra):
  • Ryan Easley, USA


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