Calle an Asian elephant at San Francisco Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Calle  
Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (340)
Origin
Born:* 1967 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2004-03-06
Death reason: euthanised: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), arthritis
Locations
Present / last location:San Francisco Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival

1997-03-19San Francisco Zoo
from Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson)
Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson) 1996-11-02
from Los Angeles Zoo
Los Angeles Zoo 1994-10-27
from Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson)
Have Trunk Will Travel (Gary and Kari Johnson) 1990-10-10
from Trunk and Hump ( Martin Dinnes, Steve Martin )
Trunk and Hump ( Martin Dinnes, Steve Martin )
from Howard Johnson

Document updated2009-02-02: Previous locations, SSP, Death, Text RE
2011-06-16: Previous location RE
2013-07-05: Previous locations RE
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Description

† Calle is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at San Francisco Zoo, in United States, euthanised in 2004-03-06, Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis), arthritis(see detailed list).

Origin


Calle was born wild 1967.


Comments / pictures

Calle was one of the elephants whose vocalizations were recorded and used in "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King."

Contradictory records:
The North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant states Calle arrived to the Johnsons from Lion Country Safari in West Palm Beach, California.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Calle, an Asian at San Francisco Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 November 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=167. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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