Lucky
Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
San Antonio Zoo in United States

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Lucky  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr226

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 62 years old
Status:single
Origin
Born:* 1960 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2022-11-02
Death reason: unknown: age related health problems
Locations - owners
Present / last location:San Antonio Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1962-04-05San Antonio Zoo
from Bucky Steele

1961-10-25Bucky Steele
from Brookfield Zoo

1960-05-10Brookfield Zoo
from Seabury Foundation (Charles Ward Seabury)

Record history
History of updates2010-01-17

Latest document update2022-11-03 00:43:21
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† Lucky is a dead single Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2022-11-02 at San Antonio Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as age related health problems.

Origin

Lucky was born wild 1960.


Comments / pictures

In December 1992, a keeper was leading Ginny, Lucky and Alport to the elephant exhibit when Ginny attacked and killed the man. The elephant program subsequently made the transition to protected contact.

Article and Image: "The Father's Photographs - San Antonio Zoo" at ShowMe Elephants
Article: "Studbook Mysteries - Seabury" at ShowMe Elephants

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Lucky, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at San Antonio Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3090. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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