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

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Lucki  dead elephant


SSP nr500


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Born:* 1941 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1941
Dead: 1988-08-28
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:San Diego Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1941-08-11San Diego Zoo
from Calcutta Alipore Zoo (Alipore Zoological gardens)

Record history
History of updates2022-01-28

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† Lucki is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1988-08-28 at San Diego Zoo, in United States, .


Lucki was born wild 1941, captured 1941 .

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In August 1941, the San Diego Zoo imported two Asian cows from the Alipore Zoo in West Bengal India. Maya and Lucki resided together until Lucki's death in August 1988. Maya would only live for another thirty months, passing away at the age of fifty.

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Koehl, Dan, (2024). Lucki, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at San Diego Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 June 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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