Seronga at Sigean Zoo (Réserve Africaine de Sigean)

Female African Bush elephant Seronga at Sigean Zoo (Réserve Africaine de Sigean)

Photo © Daniela Dunger, Leipzig
† Seronga
ID Number:EEP Number: 9901 - 
Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Female 19 years
Dead date: 2013-11-21
Death reason: unknown: collapsed, with acute heart problems
Location:Sigean Zoo (Réserve Africaine de Sigean)
ArrivedSigean Zoo (Réserve Africaine de Sigean)
from Erfurt Zoo
Erfurt Zoo 1999-01-13
from African Game Services (Ricardo Giazza)
African Game Services (Ricardo Giazza) 1998-07-00
from Tuli Block
Born:1994 wild in
Tuli Block
Capture: 1998
Document updated2013-12-17: death


Photo © Daniela Dunger, Leipzig

2013-11-21: Seronga collapsed at 6pm, and died within minutes.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.tlz.de/startseite/detail/-/specific/Elefantendrama-Erfurter-Tier-in-Frankreich-ebenfalls-verstorben-993922349
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel

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