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

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Mary  dead elephant


SSP nr416


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 23 years old
Born:* 1985 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1986
Dead: 2008-08-16
Death reason: disease: colic with intestinal rupturecolic with intestinal rupture
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2008-08-14
(dead † 2008-09-13)
noname SSP id: 565
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Montgomery Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2004-12-17Montgomery Zoo
from Gulf Breeze Zoo Northwest Florida

2004-03-06Gulf Breeze Zoo Northwest Florida
from Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris)

2001-03-25Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris)
from Serge Coronas

1991-01-01Serge Coronas
from Allen Campbell

1990-10-04Allen Campbell
from Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)

1989-10-30Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) 1989-10-30
from Allen Campbell

1989-00-00Allen Campbell
from Premier Wildlife Ranch

Record history
History of updates2020-11-07

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Mary is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2008-08-16 at Montgomery Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as colic with intestinal rupturecolic with intestinal rupture.


  1. (M) 2008-08-14 -- † 2008-09-13 noname SSP id: 565


Mary was born wild 1985, captured 1986 .

Comments / pictures

Tina and Mary both spent time together with Billy Morris before they sold to the Gulf Breeze Zoo in March 2004. Seven months later the African cows went together to the Montgomery Zoo for the newly created breeding program.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Mary, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Montgomery Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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