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Oba at Houston Zoo

† Oba
ID Number:   SSP Number: 367 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 4 years old
Dead date: 1978-07-30
Death reason: disease: infection associated; digestive bacterial
Location:Houston Zoo
ArrivedHouston Zoo 1976-12-09
from International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)
International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar) 1976-00-00
from Zoopark Okahandja (Walter Schulz)
Zoopark Okahandja (Walter Schulz) 1975-05-00
Born:1974 wild Namibia
Document updated2011-03-15: New elephant RE

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