Princess Penny at Nay Aug Park Zoo

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Princess Penny at Nay Aug Park Zoo

Princess Penny and Jack, a 1-year-old pony who was on a trial visit to the Nay Aug Zoo, get acquainted under the watchful eye of director George Lowry.
† Princess Penny
ID Number:   SSP Number: T2253 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1971-07-01
Death reason: disease: extensive bloating
Location:Nay Aug Park Zoo
ArrivedNay Aug Park Zoo 1966-06-00
Born: wild
Document updated2011-01-01: New elephant RE

The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant as Lost-to-Follow up, or a "documented animal whose current location is unknown." will assume this elephant is dead until more information is provided or discovered.

In 1966, Scranton began a third campaign to purchase a replacement elephant. The Nay Aug Zoo's second elephant Tillie had shortly before been euthanized. Baby elephant Princess Penny arrived in Scranton in September 1966, though died less than five years later in July 1971 due to extensive bloating.

Records about Princess Penny from Ryan Easleys Blog at
Princess Penny, Asian female SB T2253
Sep 1966 - Nay Aug Park Zoo, Scranton, Pennsylvania
01 Jul 1971 - Death

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