Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Som at Takarazuka Zoo and Family Land


 ☨ ♂ Som  

Identification


Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 16 years old
Origin
Born:* 1948
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1964-06-02
Death reason: accident: front leg fracture
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1965-05-06
(dead † 1965-05-06)
stillborn
Locations
Present / last location:Takarazuka Zoo and Family Land, in Japan

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1950-07-26Takarazuka Zoo and Family Land

Document updated2012-08-08: 
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Description

† Som is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Takarazuka Zoo and Family Land, in Japan, from accident 1964-06-02. Official death reason described as front leg fracture. (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 1 babies

  1. (unknown) 1965-05-06 -- † 1965-05-06 stillborn

Origin


Som was born 1948.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Som, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Takarazuka Zoo and Family Land in Japan. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 July 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=12762. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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