Patience is a living Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) , located at Dickerson Park Zoo, in United States.
Patience arrived Dickerson Park Zoo 1990-10-30, relocated from Brookfield Zoo, in United States.In Dickerson Park Zoo, Patience lives together with 3 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)
Patience was born wild 1976.
2013-10-11: The morning of the incident, Patience hesitated in the chute, and elephant manager John Phillip Bradford, 62, was coaxing her forward. Bradford leaned into the chute, reaching for her with a guide. The animal suddenly lunged forward, knocking Bradford down, into the chute. The animal then crushed Bradford against the floor, killing him instantly.
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