Bomba at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

† Bomba
ID Number:   SSP Number: 82 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female 29 years
Dead date: 1999-04-19
Death reason: euthanised: foot abcesses
Location:Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
ArrivedColumbus Zoo and Aquarium 1977-09-10
Born:1970 wild
Document updated2011-02-21: Death, Text RE
2014-05-11: Link RE
"Asian elephant Bomba was euthanized in 1999 because of foot abscesses that had destroyed bones and tendons. She was in her late 50s."

Article & Images at ShowMe Elephants http://www.showmeelephants.com/2011/08/fathers-photographs-columbus-zoo.html

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