African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Smokey at Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park)


 ☨ ♂ Smokey  

Identification

SSP nr365

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 28 years old

People killed:1
Origin
Born:* 1973 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1975
Imported:1975
Death
Dead: 2001-03-11
Death reason: disease: infection associated, digestive, mechanical abnormality, buried
Offspring
Total: 5 babies

1. Born 1995-11-03
(dead † 1996-10-07)
Kijana SSP id: 479

2. Born 1995-11-21
(dead † 1995-11-21)
Unnamed SSP id: 480

3. Born 1998-05-21
(dead † 1998-05-21)
noname SSP id: 498

4. Born 1999-09-18
(dead † 1999-09-18)
Unnamed SSP id: 507

5. Born 2001-08-30
(dead † 2001-09-02)
Dohani SSP id: 517
Locations
Present / last location:Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park), in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1975-09-16Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park)
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Document updated2009-02-05: Previous locations, Birth
Random literature
Description

† Smokey is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park), in United States, from disease 2001-03-11. Official death reason described as infection associated, digestive, mechanical abnormality, buried. (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 5 babies

  1. (M) 1995-11-03 -- † 1996-10-07 Kijana SSP id: 479
  2. (M) 1995-11-21 -- † 1995-11-21 Unnamed SSP id: 480
  3. (M) 1998-05-21 -- † 1998-05-21 noname SSP id: 498
  4. (F) 1999-09-18 -- † 1999-09-18 Unnamed SSP id: 507
  5. (M) 2001-08-30 -- † 2001-09-02 Dohani SSP id: 517

Origin


Smokey was born wild 1973, captured 1975 . and imported 1975


Comments / pictures

1991: Smokey killed an elephant keeper in Oakland Zoo.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Smokey, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 30 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2577. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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