Ndogo at Boras Zoo

† Ndogo
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 15 years old
Dead date: 1993-01-31
Death reason: euthanised: Accident trauma
Location:Boras Zoo
ArrivedBoras Zoo 1979-00-00
from Kruger National Park
Born:1978 wild in
Kruger National Park
Document updated2007-03-15
During morning washing, suddenly both N Dogos frontlegs separated, and she fell down on her sternum, with the frontlegs in 90 angle straight out from the body. The veterinarians could not help her, and she was euthanised.

Sources, among others

  • Mia Rapp, Boras Zoo
  • Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo

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