Monica at Virginia Zoo

† Monica
ID Number:   SSP Number: 128 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 38 years old
Body weight: 4500.00 kg, 9900.00 lbs
Status:sick
Dead date: 2011-04-27?
Death reason: euthanised:
Location:Virginia Zoo
ArrivedVirginia Zoo 1976-07-27 from Vivo Animales
Vivo Animales 1976-06-08
from
Born:1973 wild South Africa
Document updated2010-11-12: weight
2011-04-09: Previous locations, Birth, SSP, Text RE
2011-04-28: dead
2011-04-28: new weight
04/08/2011 Monica is sick: http://www.dailypress.com/features/dp-shopping-elephant-sick-norfolk-zoo,0,7011716.story

Before she became sick, Monica weighed about 9,900 pounds

Unconfirmed death date

Sources, among others

  • http://bucklesw.blogspot.com/2007/05/from-henry-edgar.html

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