Widget at Brookfield Zoo

† Widget
ID Number:   SSP Number: 19 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Female 23 years
Dead date: 1977-03-14
Death reason: anesthesia:
Location:Brookfield Zoo
ArrivedBrookfield Zoo 1955-05-14
Born:1954 wild Kenya
Capture: 1954
Document updated2008-12-24: New elephant RE
2010-10-03: Text RE
Under elephant superintendent Cliff Jones, the Brookfield Zoo took delivery of a baby elephant in May 1954. The Daily News ran a contest to name the animal.

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