Wilbur
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Dallas Zoo in United States

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♂ Wilbur  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nrT1023

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 19 years old
Origin
Born:* 1915 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1934-07-21
Death reason: accident: suicide?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dallas Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1922-11-06Dallas Zoo
from Buck Zoo (Frank Buck Zoo), Gainesville

Record history
History of updates2022-06-08

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† Wilbur is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1934-07-21 at Dallas Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as suicide?.

Origin

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

Wilbur was born wild 1915.


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Joey Ratliff

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Wilbur, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Dallas Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12709. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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