Pumbava (Pumbe, Pumbie, Maya) at Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez (Morelia zoo)

† Pumbava (Pumbe, Pumbie, Maya)
ID Number:   SSP Number: 331 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Dead date: 2012-04-28
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Parque Zoologico Benito Juarez (Morelia zoo)
ArrivedParque Zoologico Benito Juarez (Morelia zoo) 1975-05-13
from Los Angeles Zoo
Los Angeles Zoo 1967-02-12
from
Born:1964 wild
Capture: 1966,
Document updated2011-01-09: New elephant RE
2011-05-26: Lost RE
2012-06-09: death records and source.
The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant as Lost-to-Follow up, or a "documented animal whose current location is unknown." Elephant.se will assume this elephant is dead until more information is provided or discovered.

She was known as "Pumbie" while at the Los Angeles Zoo.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.cambiodemichoacan.com.mx/vernota.php?id=173271
  • http://www.provincia.com.mx/2012/04/murio-maya-elefante-del-zoologico-de-morelia/

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