Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Virginia Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Mona  dead elephant


SSP nr696 / T1048


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Born:* 1927 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1976-08-08
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Virginia Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1970-05-15Virginia Zoo
from King Brothers Circus

1946-00-00King Brothers Circus
from Kelly Miller Circus

1944-00-00Kelly Miller Circus
from Polack Brothers Circus

Record history
History of updates2021-07-28

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Mona is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1976-08-08 at Virginia Zoo, in United States, .


Mona was born wild 1927.

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Records about Mona from SSPNorth American Studbook for Asian elephants state following records for the asian elephant Mona:

696 F ~ 1927 WILD WILD ASIA ???? NONE Capture Mona
POLACK BR ~ 1942 ________ Transfer
KELLY MIL ~ 1944 ________ Transfer
KING BR ~ 1946 ________ Transfer
STRATE BR ~ 1955 ________ Transfer
NORFOLK 15-May-70 130000 Transfer
8-Aug-76 Death

Source: SSP studbook for Asian elephants online
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Mona, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Virginia Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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