Miss Chic at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Miss Chic at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

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† Miss Chic
ID Number:   SSP Number: 704 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 40 years old
Dead date: 1963-11-09
Death reason: unknown: heart problems
Location:Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
ArrivedJacksonville Zoo and Gardens 1926-07-12
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen) 1925-00-00
Born:1923 wild India
Document updated2011-03-26: New elephant RE
Previous editions of the North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, T1043, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity." However, the 2010 Edition updated her to a new number, though the Zeehandelaar location is removed from her entry.

Sources, among others

  • http://jacksonville.com/community/jacksonville_community_news/2010-02-27/story/miss_chic_made_an_impression_as_first_elephan

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