Marcia (wild)
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Amboseli National Park in Kenya

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Marcia (wild)  dead elephant

Identification

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Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ maybe about 24 years old (estimated age)
Origin
Born:* 1960? wild
Birth place: in Amboseli National Park
Death
Dead: 1984
Death reason: hunted: suspected to have been speared by the Maasai
Offspring
Total: 2 babies

1. Born 1979-12-00 Mick (wild)

2. Born 1983-02-00 MAC83 (wild)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Amboseli National Park, in Kenya

Date of arrival

Amboseli National Park
Record history
History of updates2022-03-13

Latest document update2021-07-23 10:17:27
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† Marcia (wild) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1984 at Amboseli National Park, in Kenya, . Official death reason described as suspected to have been speared by the Maasai.

Offspring


  1. (M) 1979-12-00 Mick (wild)
  2. (M) 1983-02-00 MAC83 (wild)

Origin


Marcia (wild) was born wild 1960? at Amboseli National Park.


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1984: That year Marcia and both of her calves died. She was suspected to have been speared by the Maasai who were Fighting for the same food resources as the wildlife. Her ’83 calf died as the result of Marcia’s death.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Marcia (wild), African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Amboseli National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 14 August 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=10863. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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