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

☨ Macho (Tantar)
ID nr:   SSP Number: 45 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Male ♂ 43 years old
Dead date: 2005-03-09
Death reason: disease: blood clot
Location:Gladys Porter Zoo
ArrivalGladys Porter Zoo 1971-10-21
from Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Born:* 1962 wild
Capture: 1964 ,
Offspring, year of birth, year of death:

    Total: 4 babies

  1. (M) 1979-05-20 -- † 1994-12-16 Fanti (Morgan), SSP nr: 188
  2. () 1981-10-17 -- † 1981-10-17 stillborn, SSP nr: 501
  3. (M) 1983-08-31 -- † 1983-08-31 miscarriage, SSP nr: 502
  4. (F) 1985-08-29 Asali, SSP nr: 237
Document updated2008-12-26: Previous locations, Death, Source
2018-03-13: Death reason, Source

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Macho (Tantar), an African savanna at Gladys Porter Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1284. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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