Deceased elephants at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States


This database list 18 dead elephants

NrIdName
Species-Sex
AgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrivalArrival from locationImport
1 SSP id: 533 + Moya
LA F
21wild
1990
2011-11-17 (8 years after arrival)killed injuries caused by herd mate x 2003-08-22Hlane National Park2003
2 SSP id: 211 + Sunita
EM F
60wild
1949
2009-02-25 (36 years after arrival)euthanised old age x 1973-08-15Jungleland Thousand Oaks animal farm (Louis Goebel)
3 SSP id: 559 + noname (Audrey?)
LA F
< 1 60captive-born
2007-11-28
2008-02-05 (1 years after arrival)euthanised staphylococcus skin infection, compromised immune system and suffering from malnourishmentMabu x Lungile2007-11-28
4 SSP id: 215 + Carol
EM F
40wild
1967
2007-06-19 (29 years after arrival)euthanised degenerative joint disease x 1978-12-06San Diego Zoo
5 SSP id: 34 + Sabu
LA F
37wild
1960
1997-03-24 (25 years after arrival)unknown after autopsy x 1972-03-08San Diego Zoo
6 SSP id: 76 + Shapi
LA F
23wild
1969
1992-04-09 (21 years after arrival)unknown x 1971-09-18
7 SSP id: 358 + stillborn
EM M
< 1 23captive-born
1991-09-27
1991-09-27 (0 years after arrival)stillborn Ranchipur x Mary1991-09-27
8 SSP id: 306 + Omar
EM M
< 1 23captive-born
1990-06-13
1991-03-24 (1 years after arrival)euthanised rejected by motherRanchipur x Connie1990-06-13
9 SSP id: 213 + Jean
EM F
20wild
1969
1989-12-01 (17 years after arrival)euthanised infarction of uterus leading to peritonitis following caesarean section x 1972-04-21San Diego Zoo
10 SSP id: 316 + stillborn
EM F
< 1 20captive-born
1989-11-20
1989-11-20 (0 years after arrival)stillborn removed via cesarian section leading to mothers deathRanchipur x Jean1989-11-20
11 SSP id: 303 + stillborn
EM F
< 1 20captive-born
1989-07-12
1989-07-12 (0 years after arrival)stillborn Ranchipur x Mary1989-07-12
12 SSP id: 75 + Mendavu
LA F
14wild
1969
1983-09-19 (12 years after arrival)disease infection, digestive bacterial x 1971-09-18
13 SSP id: 214 + Kumi
LA M
< 1 14captive-born
1982-05-07
1982-06-05 (0 years after arrival)euthanised digestive bacterialChico x Mendavu1982-05-07
14 SSP id: 208 + Thor
LA M
< 1 14captive-born
1981-08-22
1981-09-02 (0 years after arrival)unknown Infection associated digestive bacterialChico x Tatima (Deteema)1981-08-22
15 SSP id: 468 + Polly
EM F
12wild
1968
1980-03-21 (2 years after arrival)unknown x 1978-07-27St. Eduard Zoo
16 SSP id: 466 + Scout
EM F
3wild
1971
1974-07-07 (0 years after arrival)unknown x 1974-04-06San Diego Zoo
17 SSP id: 351 + Nyamandhlovu
LA F
4wild
1970
1974-04-30 (3 years after arrival)unknown x 1971-09-18
18 SSP id: 465 + Joan
EM F
3wild
1970
1973-10-27 (1 years after arrival)unknown x 1972-04-21San Diego Zoo

Source for the list of elephants deceased at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Reference list

Facts about Deceased elephants at San Diego Zoo Safari Park in United States, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2021), available online retrieved 8 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=89 (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)
2018-08-11 Moya:
  • Ruka

  • http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/11/elephant-dies-safari-park.html
  • 2016-04-23 Nyamandhlovu:
  • Chang Reynolds through Ryan Easley
  • 2011-09-01 Jean:
  • "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71
  • 2011-09-01 stillborn:
  • Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71
  • 2011-06-11 noname (Audrey?):
  • Ruka
  • 2011-06-05 Sunita:
  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=4568">"Sunita, oldest elephant at Wild Animal Park, dies", Elephant-News.com, 2009-02-25

  • http://circusnospin.blogspot.com/2011/03/jungle-land-elephant-ride.html
  • 2011-04-09 Polly:
  • Wayne Jackson
  • 2010-12-31 Omar:
  • Ryan Easley, USA

  • "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71
  • 2009-02-05 Kumi:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2008-12-08 Thor:
  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • 2007-06-19 Carol:
  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=2384">Elephant News: Iconic elephant Carol put to sleep at San Diego Wild Animal Park

  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park on elephant-news.com

    San Diego Zoo Safari Park is mentioned on Elephant News:

    DateNameLinks which opens in new window
    2010-02-16Baby elephant born on valentine's day at wild animal park - Elephant News
    2017-02-01Alice, wildlife safari's oldest elephant, dies - Elephant News
    2012-08-29San diego safari park gets a new delivery: a baby elephant - Elephant News
    2011-09-26New elephant calf for san diego. - Elephant News
    African elephant born at san diego zoo safari park - Elephant News
    2010-08-27Baby elephant at san diego zoo's safari park gets a name - Elephant News
    Goodbye, jumbo - Elephant News


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