Jean at San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)

† Jean
ID Number:   SSP Number: 213 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Dead date: 1989-12-01
Death reason: euthanised: infarction of uterus leading to peritonitis following caesarean section
Location:San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)
ArrivedSan Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park) 1972-04-21
from San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo 1970-07-01
Born:1969 wild India
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1989-11-20 -- † 1989-11-20 stillborn, SSP nr: 316
Document updated2010-12-31: Cause of death RE
2011-04-08: Death RE
2011-09-01: C-section RE
Jean was euthanized following complications of a stillbirth in November 1989.

Sources, among others

  • "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

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