Julie an Asian elephant at Bucky Steele

 ☨ ♀ Julie  


SSP nr619


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

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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

Document updated2011-02-22: New elephant RE
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† Julie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Bucky Steele, in United States, of euthanised in 1981-08-14. Official death reason described as gunshot. (see detailed list).


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 )

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Julie, an Asian elephant at Bucky Steele in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 May 2021 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.


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