Gyro (Gyrette I) an Asian elephant at Calgary Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Gyro (Gyrette I)  

Identification

SSP nr529

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 8 years old
Origin
Born:* 1959 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1959
Imported:1960?
Death
Dead date: 1967-02-09
Death reason: disease: ruptured spleen
Locations
Present / last location:Calgary Zoo, in Canada

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1960-01-00Calgary Zoo

Document updated2011-01-02:�New elephant RE
2016-01-05: birth country
Random literature
Description

† Gyro (Gyrette I) is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Calgary Zoo, in Canada, of disease in 1967-02-09. Official death reason described as ruptured spleen. (see detailed list).

Origin


Gyro (Gyrette I) was born wild 1959, captured 1959 . and imported 1960?


Comments / pictures

From Wayne Jackson:
-Gyro-Asian female (Changed name to Gyrette)
-Born Thailand
-Died Calgary ruptured spleen?



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Gyro (Gyrette I), an Asian elephant at Calgary Zoo in Canada. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6332. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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  • Wayne Jackson

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