Penny (Pennie) at San Francisco Zoo

† Penny (Pennie)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 229 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 41 years old
Dead date: 1995-04-02
Death reason: euthanised: arthritis
Location:San Francisco Zoo
ArrivedSan Francisco Zoo 1955-06-08
Born:1954-08 wild
Capture: 1955,
Document updated2009-11-24: New elephant RE
2010-12-31: Name, Cause of death RE
The North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant lists Penny arriving to San Francisco from Kampuchea, a South Central Asia region.

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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