Sam (Sammy) at Fort Worth Zoo

† Sam (Sammy)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 134 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 22 years old
Dead date: 1989-11-10
Death reason: anesthesia:
People killed:1
Location:Fort Worth Zoo
ArrivedFort Worth Zoo 1986-03-20
from Lion Country Safari, Inc - Grand Prairie
Lion Country Safari, Inc - Grand Prairie 1979-07-03
Born:1967 wild
Document updated2010-09-23: 
Semen was collected from Sammy, but only under anesthesia.
He finally died during one episode.

1987: Killed senior elephant keeper Michael A. Bell.

Sources, among others

  • Ryan Easley

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