African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Milwaukee County Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Lucy  dead elephant


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Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Born:* 1957 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1959
Dead: 2006-09-01
Death reason: euthanised: unable to stand after crane assistance
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Milwaukee County Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1962-08-30Milwaukee County Zoo
from John Seago Game Trapping Organisation

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History of updates2020-11-02

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† Lucy is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2006-09-01 at Milwaukee County Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as unable to stand after crane assistance.


Lucy was born wild 1957, captured 1959 .

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At Lucy's death, she was believed to be the world's fourth oldest African elephant in captivity. She was 46 and 9,000 pounds.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Lucy, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Milwaukee County Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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