Coca at Atlanta Zoo

† Coca
ID Number:   SSP Number: 623 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1950-03-01
Death reason: euthanised:
Location:Atlanta Zoo
ArrivedAtlanta Zoo 1933-10-01
from Asa G. Candler Jr
Asa G. Candler Jr 1933-04-20
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Born: wild
Document updated2008-10-12
"The 1889 Atlanta city zoo was on the other(south) side of town. Its old female Maude (arr. 1903) croaked in 1933 and Candler gave Coca to the city to replace Maude. She walked all the way across town."
Chang Reynolds

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