Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Tote-Em-In Zoo (now Tregembo Animal Park) in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Matteau  dead elephant


SSP nrT2223


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1991-11-19
Death reason: disease: stroke
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tote-Em-In Zoo (now Tregembo Animal Park), in United States

Date of arrival

1966-12-23Tote-Em-In Zoo (now Tregembo Animal Park)
Record history
History of updates0000-00-00

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† Matteau is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1991-11-19 at Tote-Em-In Zoo (now Tregembo Animal Park), in United States, . Official death reason described as stroke.


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

Matteau was born wild .

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The North American Regional Studbook for the Asian Elephant states this elephant is a male. Another elephant census states she is a female, in addition to numerous news articles.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Matteau, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Tote-Em-In Zoo (now Tregembo Animal Park) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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