Macho (Tantar) an African savanna elephant at Gladys Porter Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Macho (Tantar)  

Identification

SSP nr45

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 43 years old
Origin
Born:* 1962 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1964
Death
Dead date: 2005-03-09
Death reason: disease: blood clot
Offspring
Total: 4 babies

1. Born 1979-05-20
(dead † 1994-12-16)
Fanti (Morgan) SSP id: 188

2. Born 1981-10-17
(dead † 1981-10-17)
stillborn SSP id: 501

3. Born 1983-08-31
(dead † 1983-08-31)
miscarriage SSP id: 502

4. Born 1985-08-29 Asali SSP id: 237
Locations
Present / last location:Gladys Porter Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1971-10-21Gladys Porter Zoo
from Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Document updated2008-12-26: Previous locations, Death, Source
2018-03-13: Death reason, Source
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Description

† Macho (Tantar) is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Gladys Porter Zoo, in United States, of disease in 2005-03-09. Official death reason described as blood clot. (see detailed list).

Offspring


Total: 4 babies

  1. (M) 1979-05-20 -- † 1994-12-16 Fanti (Morgan) SSP id: 188
  2. () 1981-10-17 -- † 1981-10-17 stillborn SSP id: 501
  3. (M) 1983-08-31 -- † 1983-08-31 miscarriage SSP id: 502
  4. (F) 1985-08-29 Asali SSP id: 237

Origin


Macho (Tantar) was born wild 1962, captured 1964 .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Macho (Tantar), an African savanna elephant at Gladys Porter Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 16 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1284. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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