Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Nosey at Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens

 ☨ ♀ Nosey  


SSP nr100


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Born:* 1946 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1993-10-14
Death reason: euthanised: arthritis; possible uterine Cancer
Present / last location:Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens, in United States

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1949-09-10Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens

Document updated2010-12-31: Cause of death RE
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† Nosey is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens, in United States, from euthanised 1993-10-14. Official death reason described as arthritis; possible uterine Cancer. (see detailed list).


Nosey was born wild 1946.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Nosey, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Fresno Chaffee Zoological Gardens in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is 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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