Alport at San Antonio Zoo

† Alport
ID Number:   SSP Number: 27 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Dead date: 2007-11-02
Death reason: disease: ligament injury
Location:San Antonio Zoo
ArrivedSan Antonio Zoo 1962-09-01 from Baumberge
Born:1958 wild Algeria
Capture: 1959,
Document updated2009-03-03:�Previous locations, SSP, Birth RE
2010-01-17:�Previous locations, Text RE
2013-07-11: Link RE
In December 1992, a keeper was leading Ginny, Lucky and Alport to the elephant exhibit when Ginny attacked and killed the man. The elephant program made the transition to protected contact.

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