Babe at Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)

† Babe
ID Number:   SSP Number: 25 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 36 years old
Dead date: 1990-05-12
Death reason: euthanised: infarction of uterus; renal disease following caesarean section
Location:Syracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo)
ArrivedSyracuse Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo) 1985-06-06
from Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) 1977-12-17
from Walter D. Stone Memorial Zoo
Walter D. Stone Memorial Zoo 1956-09-01
from Crandon Park Zoo
Born:1954 wild Pakistan
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (M) 1990-05-12 -- † 1990-05-12 stillborn, SSP nr: 305
Document updated2010-12-31: Cause of death RE
2011-09-01: C-section RE

Sources, among others

  • •Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71

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