Lerato (Deneo) at Pretoria Zoo

† Lerato (Deneo)
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ < 1 years old
Dead date: 2011-04-11
Death reason: disease: rejected by mother; breathing problems
Location:Pretoria Zoo
ArrivedPretoria Zoo 2011-03-21
Born:2011-03-21 captive-born in
Pretoria Zoo
Parents: Charley (Charlie) x Pumbi
Lerato (Deneo)s pedigree:
P I II III

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Document updated2011-03-30: mother
2011-04-13: Death RE
2011-04-16: alt name
The offical name was written incorrectly (Lerata, Dineo)in many articals.

The correct name is Lerato meaning love (Lerata means noise it was a mistake). The name that came from the public is Deneo meaning Gift."

Sources, among others

  • http://www.elephant-news.com/index.php?id=5743
  • http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/article1016859.ece/Baby-elephants-death-affects-zoo-staff

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