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unknown at Tripoli Zoo

Female ♀ African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) unknown at Tripoli Zoo

Photo © Jan Kokholm
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2009
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Tripoli Zoo
ArrivedTripoli Zoo
Born: wild
Document updated2011-11-14: dead two years ago
No stolen elephant from the Tripoli Zoo! "It is patently untrue, Tripoli Zoo Director Anas Ali al-Aghab confirmed Sunday when the Toronto Star went knocking for answers. Tripoli’s last elephant, in fact, died two years ago of old age."

“It is really just a joke, I think. Tripoli is so full of rumours,” said Aghab. “But there’s nothing we can do about it. All we care about right now is caring for the animals until things become normal.”

Sources, among others

  • Tripoli Zoo Director Anas Ali al-Aghab

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