stillborn an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Dickerson Park Zoo

☨* stillborn
ID nr:   SSP Number: 334 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age
Dead date: 1992-09-07
Death reason: ☨* stillborn:
Location:Dickerson Park Zoo
ArrivalDickerson Park Zoo 1992-09-07
Stillborn:☨* 1992-09-07 captive-born (stillborn)
in Dickerson Park Zoo
Parents: Onyx (Big Mac) x Tuffy (Kathy)
Siblings through the father Onyx (Big Mac):
  1. 1985-06-12 -- † 1985-06-12 (F) noname
  2. 1990-10-11(F) Shanti
  3. 1991-07-26 -- † 1993-02-28 (F) Maiya (Kate)
  4. 1992-12-27(M) Raja
  5. 1995-02-02(F) Asha
  6. 1996-07-02(F) Chandra
  7. 1997-09-06 -- † 1997-09-06 (M) stillborn
  8. 1998-05-17 -- † 2000-11-29 (M) Kala
  9. 1999-11-28 -- † 2002-06-07 (M) Haji
  10. 2000-04-12 -- † 2000-04-12 (M) Pete
  11. 2000-11-03 -- † 2007-06-08 (F) Hansa
stillborns pedigree:
P I II III

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Sire:
Onyx (Big Mac)

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Tuffy (Kathy)

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Document updated2009-11-26: SSP, Sex, Death, Text
After Tuffy was unable to pass her stillborn calf, a caesarean section was thus unsuccessfully attempted, killing the mother as well.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). stillborn, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Dickerson Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=615. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA

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