Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Baton Rouge Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Judy  dead elephant


SSP nr103


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 46 years old
Born:* 1967 claimed captive-born
Birth place:
Dead: 2013-03-29
Death reason: disease: chronic gastrointestinal irritation, a side effect from arthritis treatment
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Baton Rouge Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1975-11-24Baton Rouge Zoo
from Louisville Zoo

1969-04-28Louisville Zoo
from Kabul Zoo

Record history
History of updates2010-09-24: prev location Kabul
2013-03-31: dead
2013-04-26: death reason
2018-11-13: origin from Afghanistan questioned

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Judy is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2013-03-29 at Baton Rouge Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as chronic gastrointestinal irritation, a side effect from arthritis treatment.


Judy was born claimed captive-born 1967.

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Contradictory records:

The claim: Judy was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. is highly questioned, and director in Cologne Zoo, Gunter Nogge, writes in Elefanten in Afghanistan 2018, Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos, Heft 2 / 2018, that she didnt come from Kabul or Afghanistan.

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Koehl, Dan, (2021). Judy, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Baton Rouge Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1860. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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