Relocated elephants from Lincoln Park Zoo in United States


Lincoln Park Zoo had previously 16 elephants relocated to new location.

Nr Sex Species Name Id Status Arrival
Departure
Present locationImport
1 † ♀ LA - Elka (Elke)
SSP id: 23
dead: Born wild 1959 Dead: 1992-09-26, 33 yrs Reason: unknown: 1961-08-01
1962-11-17
Paramounts Kings Island Wild Animal Habitat 1961
2 † ♀ LA - Wankie (Wanki)
SSP id: 73
dead: Born wild 1969 Dead: 2005-05-01, 36 yrs Reason: euthanised: because of prolonged recumbency. Autopsy showed mycobacteriosis caused by Mycobacterium szulgai 2003-04-14
2005-05-01
Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo)
3 † ♀ LA - Keke
SSP id: 70
dead: Born wild 1968 Dead: 2008-05-11, 40 yrs Reason: euthanised: congestive heart failure 1997-09-25
2000-11-14
Dallas Zoo
4 † ♀ EM - Tuffy (Kathy)
SSP id: 278
dead: Born wild 1964 Dead: 1992-09-07, 28 yrs Reason: maternal death: caesarean section 1987-10-05
1987-10-31
Dickerson Park Zoo
5 ♀ EM - Siri
SSP id: 28
FC: Born wild 1967 1971-10-16
1972-10-26
Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)
6 ♀ EM - Indu
SSP id: 129
PC: Born wild 1965 1966-05-05
1979-10-22
Phoenix Zoo
7 † ♂ EM - McClane (Gabriel)
SSP id: 59
dead: Born captive-born 1972-07-19 Dead: 1983, 11 yrs Reason: unknown: arthritis? 1973-07-08
1973-09-21
Circus Vargas
8 † ♀ EM - Minyahk (Ole C.C.)
SSP id: 96
dead: Born wild 1949 Dead: 2010-08-04, 61 yrs Reason: age: bacterial disease, broken vertebrae 1987-11-08
1991-04-20
Dickerson Park Zoo
9 ♀ EM - Bozie
SSP id: 77
PC: Born wild 1975 1989-10-10
1997-09-24
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
10 ♀ EM - Shanti
SSP id: 308
FC: Born captive-born 1990-10-11 1990-10-11
1995-04-18
Houston Zoo
11 † ♂ LA - Benny (Bennie)
SSP id: 125
dead: Born wild 1972 Dead: 2006-11-27, 34 yrs Reason: unknown: 1974-04-18
1974-10-05
Okavango Delta
12 † ♀ LA - Binti
SSP id: 179
dead: Born wild 1978 Dead: 2014-12-30, 36 yrs Reason: unknown: 1981-10-22
2000-11-10
Caldwell Zoo
13 † ♀ EM - Contessa
SSP id: 476
dead: Born wild Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1963-04-24
1966-05-02
International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
14 † ♀ EM - Donna
SSP id: 475
dead: Born wild 1961 Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1963-04-09
1963-04-12
Glen Oak Zoo, Peoria
15 † ♂ EM - Mogul
SSP id: 474
dead: Born wild 1958 Dead: , ? yrs Reason: unknown: 1960-08-01
1963-07-17
Murray Hill Enterprises
16 † ♀ EM - Tessie
SSP id: T2102
dead: Born wild Dead: 1913-12, ? yrs Reason: unknown:
1900-00-00
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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

Reference list

Facts about previously kept elephants, relocated from Lincoln Park Zoo in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 29 January 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=65 (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)
2016-01-22 Binti:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  http://www.kltv.com/story/27730422/binti-beloved-elephant-at-caldwell-zoo-has-died
•  https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-1985-01-24-8501050451-story.html
•  https://www.nytimes.com/1990/10/14/magazine/works-in-progress-picassos-of-pachydermia.html
•  Peter Kaspari
2014-02-08 Shanti:• Ryan Easley, USA
•  Shanti Gives Birth At Houston Zoo
• 
2013-08-07 Bozie:• http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/AsianElephants/News/Bozie-arrives.cfm
2011-04-26 Benny (Bennie):• Kate Evans
2011-04-19 Donna:• http://showmeelephants.blogspot.com/2011/04/studbook-mysteries-lincoln-park-zoo.html
2011-04-07 Mogul:• "Vintage Lincoln Park Zoo," Circus No-Spin Zone, 2011-04-06
2011-04-07 Elka (Elke):• "Vintage Lincoln Park Zoo, Circus No-Spin Zone, 2011-04-06
2010-11-12 Minyahk (Ole C.C.):• Ryan Easley, USA
•  "New Web Site Launches This Summer," Wild Times Vol 20 No 2, Summer 2009
•  "Sick Elephant being treated at Dickerson Park Zoo," Elephant-News.com, 2010-01-20
2010-01-31 Keke:• Chuck Siegel, Dallas Zoo
•  Ryan Easley, USA
•  "Dallas Zoo mourning loss of 39-year-old elephant," Elephant-News.com, 2008-05-13
•  "Possible Mexico home for elephant Jenny impresses," Elephant-News.com, 2008-07-29
•  "Plans to send elephant to Mexico stirs debate," Elephant-News.com, 2008-08-02
•  "Mexicans warn against sending Jenny to their country," Elephant-News.com, 2008-08-20
•  "Lone elephant to remain at Dallas Zoo," Elephant-News.com, 2008-08-20
•  "Activists Want Dallas Elephant to Join Gerry II," 2008-07-25
•  "Jenny the elephant isn't going to Mexico, but Mexican zoo still wants a say," Elephant-News.com, 2008-08-25
•  "Jenny's Song Created For Dallas Zoo Elephant," Elephant-News.com, 2008-08-27
•  "Dallas Zoo's African Savanna to be home to elephants and others," 2009-03-23
2009-11-25 Tuffy (Kathy):• Ryan Easley, USA
2009-01-01 Wankie (Wanki):• Abstract Autopsy
•  Elephant Had Lung Problem
2007-08-21 Siri:• Chuck Doyle
2007-04-18 McClane (Gabriel):• Richard Chiger


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