Shannon at Topeka Zoo

† Shannon
ID Number:   SSP Number: 426 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Dead date: 2017-12-11
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Topeka Zoo
ArrivedTopeka Zoo 2016-08-00
from Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris)
Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris) 1984-00-00
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)
International Animal Exchange (Ferndale) 1982-00-00
from
Born:1980 wild
Capture: 1982,
Document updated2011-04-27: Previous locations, Birth, SSP RE
2018-02-28: transfer records, dead
2017-12-11. The 5,500-pound animal, was found lying on her side for the second day in a row. The Topeka Fire Department used straps and other equipment to lift her to an upright position, but the animal expired, the zoo announced in a tweet at 11:06 a.m.

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  • http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article189178764.html

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