Merru
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
DSWT Nairobi nursery in Kenya

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♂ Merru  dead elephant

Identification

Sheldrick orphans384

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 2017-12-00 wild
Birth place: in Imenti forest
Capture: 2018 Found in a deep quarry in Imenti Forest; Meru Region
Death
Dead: 2018-11-07
Death reason: disease: brain injury, internal trauma following attempts to kill him by locals
Locations - owners
Present / last location:DSWT Nairobi nursery, in Kenya

Date of arrival

2018-09-02DSWT Nairobi nursery
from Imenti forest

Record history
History of updates2022-04-17

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Merru is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2018-11-07 at DSWT Nairobi nursery, in Kenya, . Official death reason described as brain injury, internal trauma following attempts to kill him by locals.

Origin

Merru was born wild 2017-12-00 at Imenti forest, captured 2018 , captured at Found in a deep quarry in Imenti Forest; Meru Region .


Comments / pictures

2018-11-08:On the evening of the 3rd November Merru came into his stable slower than usual and looked alarmingly dull. Despite our best efforts over the following days and nights, he continued to lose strength and heartbreakingly died on the morning of the 7th November.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Merru, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at DSWT Nairobi nursery in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 20 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12044. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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