Bobby an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Natal Zoo Lion Park

Male ♂ Asian elephant (<em>Elephas maximus</em>) Bobby at Natal Zoo Lion Park

Photo: Lee Sambrook, Whipsnade wildlife park, UK.
☨ Bobby
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 38 years old
Dead date: 2008
Death reason: euthanised: tetanus from a wound in the foot
Location:Natal Zoo Lion Park
ArrivalNatal Zoo Lion Park 1991-02-00
from Sir Robert Fossetts Circus
Sir Robert Fossetts Circus 1970-00-00
from Tyseley Pet Stores
Tyseley Pet Stores 1970-00-00
from Friendship Trading Birds and Animals
Born:* 1970 unknown
Document updated2009-03-25: previous locations
2009-03-25: exporter in Thailand
2012-09-19: image

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Bobby, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Natal Zoo Lion Park in South Africa. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4694. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jim Stockley, South Africa

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