Elephants with arthritis

(Septic arthritis, Reactive arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis, Felty's syndrome, Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, Still's disease) - crystal (Gout, Chondrocalcinosis) - Osteoarthritis (Heberden's node, Bouchard's nodes)

68 Deceased elephants due to arthritis.

NameSpecies
Sex
OriginAgeBirthDeath dateDeath reasonParentsArrival
Death location
+ -Kara (Soma)-EM
F
wild4219752017-06-07euthanised
chronic osteoarthritis
x 1983-04-28
Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens
+ -Tonzi-EM
F
unknown321984-10-032016-12-02euthanised
arthritis
x 1997-10-02
Twycross Zoo
+ -Timbo-LA
M
wild461970?2016-05-24unknown
chronic arthritis
x 1976-00-00
Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)
+ -Magy (Maguie, Maggie)-EM
F
wild4219742016-04-00euthanised
degenerative osteoarthritis
x 2009-09-30
Zoológico de San Juan de Aragón
+ -Magda II-EM
F
wild541962-04-002016-01-22euthanised
osteoarthritis
x 1963-04-27
Lodz Zoo
+ -Mr. Ed (Khun Chorn, Khun-Chorn, K-C)-EM
M
captive-born381978-05-192016-01-17euthanised
collapsed, arthritis
Packy x Me-Tu1980-02-28
Dickerson Park Zoo
+ -Kruger-LA
M
wild3119842015-10-23euthanised
Arthritis
x 2006-10-04
Port Lympne Zoo
+ -Shaba-LA
F
wild3119842015-07-00euthanised
Arthritis
x 1993-08-10
Knowsley Safari Park
+ -Amrit-EM
unknown
?2014-07-00
arthritis
x 2007-00-00
Madanpur elephant camp (Valmiki National Park)
+ -Vellaiammal-EM
F
wild?>19502013-09-14disease
arthritis
x 1954-00-00
Thanjavur Brihadishvara temple (Rajarajesvaram or Peruvudaiyar Kovil)
+ -Jewel (Cutie)-EM
F
wild6119522013-09-08?euthanised
arthritis and severe musculoskeletal problems, Necropsy positive for Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x 2011-06-08
Little Rock Zoological Gardens
+ -Estrella-LA
F
wild491964-06-002013-07-04euthanised
arthritis/joint problems
x 1997-03-20
Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park
+ -Bijlee (Ramkali, Ramu)-EM
F
5419592013-06-30disease
osteoarthritis
x
Rati Ram Maharaj Goswami
+ -Judy-EM
F
wild4619672013-03-29disease
chronic gastrointestinal irritation, a side effect from arthritis treatment
x 1975-11-24
Baton Rouge Zoo
+ -Jothy-EM
F
wild5019622012-06-02euthanised
arthritis
x 1969-00-00
Montevideo Zoo (Parque Zoológico Lecoq Villa Dolores)
+ -Penney (Penny)-LA
F
wild511961-09-002012-01-24unknown
arthritis
x 1971-07-19
Kansas City Zoo
+ -Sabu (Look Chai)-EM
M
captive-born301982-10-012012-01-11euthanised
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), and severe arthritis?
Tunga (Tonga) x Hanako2010-10-00
Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
+ -Tara-LA
F
wild4019692009-11-30disease
arthritis
x 1974-07-30
Toronto Zoo
+ -Kashin-EM
F
unknown411968-12-102009-08-24euthanised
chronic arthritis / foot abscesses
x 1972-00-00
Auckland Zoo
+ -Zambi (Jambi)-LA
F
wild4419652009-03-09disease
infection from injury; arthritis, after falling in dry moat
x 1976-00-00
Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)
+ -Crumple (Karina)-EM
F
wild4019692009-03-01euthanised
chronic arthritis
x 1971-11-09
Blackpool Zoo
+ -Kiri-EM
F
wild4519622007-08-07euthanised
arthritis
x 1963-07-25
Nuremberg Zoo (Tiergarten Nürnberg)
+ -Angayarkanni-EM
F
wild4119662007-03-31disease
kidney failure, chronic osteo arthritis, and indigestion
x
Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Amman temple
+ -Clara-EM
F
wild5419532007-03-14euthanised
arthritis
x 1955-04-15
St Louis Zoo
+ -Lulu-EM
F
wild4019662006-09-01disease
arthritis
x 1994-01-21
Belfast Zoo (Bellevue Gardens)
+ -Pet-EM
F
wild511955-00-002006-08-02euthanised
degenerative arthritis
x 1961-10-27
Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
+ -Pat (Patsy)-LA
F
wild3919672006-07-24euthanised
arthritis; foot infections
x 1974-11-01
Toronto Zoo
+ -Chhukha (Chukkh)-EM
F
391967-09-012006-03-20euthanised
arthritis in legs and hip
x 1968-06-24
Zurich Zoo
+ -Toni-EM
F
4119652006-01-25euthanised
arthritis
x 1989-10-25
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
+ -Kuttinarayanan (Asiad Appu)-EM
M
unknown2319822005-05-14disease
fever from arthritis and fracture
x
Guruvayur Devaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
+ -Roma-EM
F
wild4419602004-10-08euthanised
osteoarthritis, Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
x
Two Tails Ranch (Patricia Zerbini)
+ -Calle-EM
F
wild3719672004-03-06euthanised
Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), arthritis
x 1997-03-19
San Francisco Zoo
+ -Tina-EM
F
wild4619572003-11-05
severe foot disease and arthritis
x 1986-00-00
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Six Flags Marine World)
+ -Casey-LA
M
wild5219512003-09-23disease
infection & arthritis
x 1955-07-20
Kansas City Zoo
+ -Tammy (Tamara)-EM
F
wild5119522003-09-10euthanised
arthritis
x 1995-09-30
Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
+ -Cindy-EM
F
wild4019622002-11-19euthanised
arthritis
x 1992-01-19
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
+ -Gypsy-EM
F
wild?2001?euthanised
arthritis
x 1991-12-25
Neverland Ranch (Michael Jackson)
+ -Samba (Chamba, Tjampa)-EM
F
wild?2001-05-23euthanised
arthritis
x
Harry Malter familypark
+ -Ganesha (Swethavarna)-EM
M
wild?2000-06-00age
arthritis
x 1951-00-00
Mysore Zoo (Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens)
+ -Carolyn-EM
F
wild3219682000-04-11disease
Pyelonephritis, Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), arthritis
x 1991-09-26
St Louis Zoo
+ -Tetchi (Teetchie)-EM
F
wild5219471999-10-08euthanised
osteoarthritis in multiple joints and an M. Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) infection of the lung
x 1968-11-00
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus (Red Unit)
+ -Petunia (Pete, Pee Wee)-EM
F
wild4919501999-08-21disease
severe degenerative joint disease and arthritis
x 1952-00-00
Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus
+ -Hatari (Baby)-LA
F
wild3919591998-07-23euthanised
arthritis, joint degeneration
x 1998-08-23
San Diego Zoo
+ -Ginny-EM
F
wild5819401998-04-29euthanised
chronic arthritis
x 1986-00-00
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Six Flags Marine World)
+ -Missy-EM
F
wild3319641997-10-18euthanised
arthritis
x 1994-11-09
Detroit Zoo
+ -Bandula-EM
F
wild2719691996-06-16euthanised
chronic arthritis
x 1986-00-00
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Six Flags Marine World)
+ -Zimbabwe (Zimba)-LA
F
wild1719781995-07-12euthanised
degenerative arthritis in her back knees
x 1981-06-14
Welsh Mountain Zoo
+ -Penny (Pennie)-EM
F
wild411954-081995-04-02euthanised
arthritis
x 1955-06-08
San Francisco Zoo
+ -Peggy-EM
F
wild5319411994-02-10euthanised
arthritis
x 1947-07-08
Philadelphia Zoo
+ -Nely (Neli)-EM
F
wild?1994disease
arthritis
x 1956-00-00
Brasilias Zoo Garden (Jardim Zoológico de Brasília)
+ -Nosey-EM
F
wild4719461993-10-14euthanised
arthritis; possible uterine cancer
x 1949-09-10
Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens
+ -Meneki-EM
F
wild4619461992-01-29anesthesia
arthritis
x 1953-05-19
Duisburg Zoo
+ -Kutenga-LA
F
wild2719641991-07-31disease
collapsed; arthritis
x 1966-06-09
Philadelphia Zoo
+ -Maya-EM
F
wild5019401990-12-23euthanised
torn ligaments; degenerative arthritis
x 1941-08-11
San Diego Zoo
+ -Babe (Baby Brookfield)-EM
F
wild4419461990-02-18euthanised
severe arthritis
x 1966-09-10
Brookfield Zoo
+ -Kita-EM
F
wild3119581989-12-23euthanised
arthritis; pnemonia; infected feet
x 1959-05-20
Detroit Zoo
+ -Sue-EM
F
wild4519441989-04-21euthanised
severe arthritis
x 1948-11-15
Sacramento Zoo
+ -David-LA
M
wild1919681987-06-30euthanised
arthritis
x 1977-12-12
Western Plains Zoo
+ -Bwana-LA
M
wild1719681985-03-27euthanised
arthritis
x 1971-00-00
Howletts Wild Animal Park
+ -Tuy Hoa-EM
F
wild2819551983-04-20unknown
arthritis?
x 1956-09-17
Portland Zoo (Metro Washington Park Zoo)
+ -McClane (Gabriel)-EM
M
captive-born111972-07-191983unknown
arthritis?
Thonglaw x Tuy Hoa1973-09-21
Circus Vargas
+ -Chori-LA
F
wild?1979-04-18unknown
acute heart failure, autopsy showed lung tumors and erosive osteo-arthritis in the knees
x
Taronga Zoo
+ -Khadidja-LA
F
wild2419521976-01-13disease
arthritis
x 1954-00-00
Duisburg Zoo
+ -Michelle-EM
F
wild?1974-07-00disease
arthritis
x
Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo
+ -Moskwitsch-EM
M
captive-born221948-08-031970-05-04disease
rheumatoid arthritis
Shango x Molly1961-04-00
Baku Zoo
+ -Katinka (Tinka,Tinca)-EM
F
wild2819331961-07-03euthanised
shot, because of arthritis
x 1939-05-31
Emmen Zoo
+ -Molly-EM
F
wild2119341955-04-24euthanised
arthritis
x 1942-00-00
Chester Zoo
+ -Honey-EM
F
wild1519381953-07-16disease
arthritis
x 1942-06-06
St Louis Zoo


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