Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Bucky Steele in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Julie  dead elephant


SSP nr619


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 22 years old
Born:* 1959 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1981-08-14
Death reason: euthanised: gunshot
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Bucky Steele, in United States

Date of arrival

1981-08-00Bucky Steele
from Quebec Zoo (Le Jardin Zoologique de Quebec)

Record history
History of updates2014-05-28

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† Julie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1981-08-14 at Bucky Steele, in United States, . Official death reason described as gunshot.


Julie was born wild 1959.

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Records about Julie from Bob Cline

1981 - Bucky Steele bought her for 1.00 from a Canadian Zoo in late July / Aug.
( see Circus Report Sept. 1, 1981 page 23.)
She was 22 years old and in very poor health.
Died - Aug. 14, 1981 in York, Pa. ( Euthanasia by gunshot )
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Julie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Bucky Steele in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 June 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6389. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Wayne Jackson
  • Bob Cline, Cheraw, South Carolina, United States. Autor of the book Americas elephants

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