Pancho at Parque Zoológico La Pastora (The Shepard)

Male African Bush elephant Pancho at Parque Zoológico La Pastora (The Shepard)

Pancho. Parque Zoologico La Pastora. Photo: © Luis Lopez
† Pancho
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Species: African Bush elephant
Sex and age:Male 30 years
Dead date: 2010-05-02
Death reason: unknown: leg injury
Location:Parque Zoológico La Pastora (The Shepard)
ArrivedParque Zoológico La Pastora (The Shepard)
Born:1980 wild
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 3 babies

  1. () 1996 -- † 1996 none
  2. () 2002 -- † 2002 none
  3. (M) 2006-05-30 Monty
At thirty years of age, Pancho died in May 2010 due to an injury in his left leg. He had sired three calves at La Pastora, the third whom was the first successful birth of an African elephant in Mexico. He had resided at La Pastora for twenty five years.

Records about Pancho was updated
2009-04-01: New elephant RE
2010-12-19: Birth, Death, Previous locations, Image, Text RE

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