Relocated elephants from Sydney Zoo in Australia


Sydney Zoo had previously 19 elephants relocated to new location.

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival
Departure
Present locationImport
1 ♂ EM - Gung
ASMP id: 59
PC: Born unknown 2000 2006-11-05
2018-01-30
Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo 2004
2 ♀ EM - Thong Dee
ASMP id: 60
PC: Born unknown 2000 2006-11-02
2015-04-30
Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo 2004
3 ♀ EM - Porntip
ASMP id: 63
PC: Born unknown 1992 2006-11-02
2015-04-24
Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo 2004
4 † ♀ EM - Sabu
ASMP id: 66
dead: Born wild 1958 Dead: 2019-07-20, 61 yrs Reason: age: 1961-08-21
1961-10-23
Bullen's Animal World 1961
5 † ♀ EM - Burma
ASMP id: 52
dead: Born wild 1959? Dead: 2021-02-10, 62 yrs Reason: euthanised: degenerative joint disease 1961-08-21
1961-10-23
Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo 1961
6 † ♀ EM - Siam
ASMP id: 65
dead: Born wild 1957 Dead: 2013-02-00, 56 yrs Reason: unknown: 1961-08-21
1961-10-23
Australia Zoo 1961
7 † ♀ EM - Bimbo
ASMP id: 64
dead: Born wild 1959 Dead: 2013-09-00, 54 yrs Reason: disease: arthritus 1961-08-21
1961-10-23
Australia Zoo 1961
8 † ♀ EM - Saigon
ASMP id: 00
dead: Born wild 1958? Dead: 2022-02-00, 64 yrs Reason: euthanised: geriatric muscular atrophy
Sydney Zoo (Bungarribee)
9 ♂ EM - Luk Chai
ASMP id: 69
PC: Born captive-born 2009-07-04 2009-07-04
2015-04-30
Melbourne Zoo
10 ♂ EM - Pathi Harn
ASMP id: 71
PC: Born captive-born 2010-03-10 2010-03-10
2015-04-24
Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo
11 † ♀ EM - Gigi
ASMP id: 38
dead: Born wild 1958 Dead: 2019-02-26?, 61 yrs Reason: euthanised: age-related ilnesses 1962-11-01
1968-11-13
Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo
12 † ♀ EM - Minyak
dead: Born wild Dead: 2009-12-00, ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1963-00-00
1963-00-00
Perry Brothers Circus
13 † ♀ EM - Dolly
dead: Born Dead: , ? yrs Reason: accident: road accident 1963-00-00
1963-00-00
Sole Brothers Circus
14 † ♀ EM - Bambi
ASMP id: 68
dead: Born wild 1960 Dead: 1996-07-00, 36 yrs Reason: unknown: 1963-02-01
1963-05-11
Stardust Circus
15 † ♂ EM - Heeman (Heman)
ASMP id: 41
dead: Born wild 1956 Dead: 2006-12-28, 50 yrs Reason: disease: toxins produced from an acute gastro-intestinal infection 1963-02-01
2005-11-05
Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo
16 † ♀ EM - Gilda
ASMP id: 39
dead: Born wild 1948 Dead: 1960-1969, 12 yrs Reason: pathological: poisoned by cumpulsory tick spray 1962-11-01
1968-11-13
Ashtons Circus
17 † ♀ EM - Helene
ASMP id: 37
dead: Born wild 1958 Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1962-11-01
1968-10-23
Ridgeways circus
18 † ♀ EM - Burma
dead: Born Dead: , ? yrs Reason: :
Perry Brothers Circus
19 † ♀ LA - Toto
SSP id: 63
dead: Born wild 1968 Dead: 1984-10-14, 16 yrs Reason: disease: heart attack 1982-12-02
1983-02-10
Taronga Dubbo Western Plains Zoo

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

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Sydney Zoo in Australia, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2024), available online retrieved 21 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=44 (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)
2021-02-12 Burma:• Mr Bullens elephants, through Glenn Sullivan
•  Roger Brogan, Western Plains Zoo
•  Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2011) Compiled by Jan Steele, Australia
•  https://taronga.org.au/news/2021-02-11/vale-burma
2020-05-04 Saigon:• Steve Robinson, Australia
•  Ray Ryan, Australia
•  https://sydneyzoo.com/saigons-story
•  Donoghue, Gavan: The Stratford Elephant Mystery
2018-11-10 Bimbo:• Tony Ratcliffe
•  Arnold de Boevere
• http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2009/12/down-under-1.html
2018-07-01 Porntip:• Glenn Sullivan, Dubbo, Australia
•  https://www.dailyliberal.com.au/story/5388377/zoo-chat-asian-elephant-porntip-20-months-into-her-pregnancy/
2018-04-21 Thong Dee:• Glenn Sullivan, Dubbo, Australia.
2018-04-21 Gung:• Glenn Sullivan
2018-04-21 Gigi:• Steve Robinson
• Chantel Rodriguez
• Ryan Easley, USA
•  "Zoo welcomes killer circus elephant," Elephant-News.com, 2008-01-14
•  https://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/5926631/taronga-western-plains-zoo-mourns-the-loss-of-elderly-elephant-gigi/
2018-04-21 Luk Chai:• http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/07/27/2637431.htm
•  Glenn Sullivan, Dubbo, Australia
2018-04-21 Pathi Harn:• Vera Nedved and Lisa Keen, Taronga Zoo
•  Roger Brogan
•  Glenn Sullivan, Dubbo, Australia
2013-10-16 Sabu:• Tony Ratcliffe
•  Arnold de Boevere
• http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2009/12/down-under-1.html
2013-05-23 Dolly:• Tony Ratcliffe
2013-05-22 Siam:• Arnold de Boevere
• http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2009/12/down-under-1.html
2013-05-22 Minyak:• Tony Ratcliffe
•  Michael Lawlor
•  Ray Ryan, Australia
•  Andrea Lemon
2013-05-21 Bambi:• Australasian Region Asian Elephant Studbook (2011) Compiled by Jan Steele, Australia
2013-05-17 Heeman (Heman):• Tony Ratcliffe
2012-09-23 Burma:• Steve Robinson
2012-03-14 Helene:• Steve Robinson
2012-03-13 Toto:• Taxon Report for Loxodonta africana by Sara Brice, Registrar, Taronga Conservation Society Australia
2010-12-12 Gilda:• Steve Robinson
•  Ryan Easley, USA
•  Gavan Donoghue, Australia

Sydney Zoo on elephant-news.com

Sydney Zoo is mentioned on Elephant News:

DateLinks which opens in new window
Melbourne zoo's new elephants due by christmas - Elephant News
2006-11-06Melbourne zoo: elephants are here! - Elephant News
Three elephants pregnant in australia - Elephant News
2008-12-03Where elephants walk - Elephant News
2016-09-24Taronga zoo to recreate 'operation noah's ark' to celebrate 100th birthday - Elephant News
2016-04-15Taronga zoo is expecting a baby elephant - Elephant News
2013-11-20Dubbo's western plans zoo plans for arrival of asian elephant bulls pathi harn, luk chai and gung from sydney's taronga zoo - Elephant News
2012-10-20Injured elephant keeper stable, zoo says - Elephant News
2012-05-27Lucy melo: senior elephant keeper, taronga zoo - Elephant News
2011-02-05Taronga zoo elephant diagnosed with tb - Elephant News
2020-10-14Taronga zoo’s beloved baby elephant jai dee has sadly passed away - Elephant News


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