African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Boras Zoo in Sweden

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Ndogo  dead elephant



Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 15 years old
Born:* 1978 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1979 KNP
Dead: 1993-01-31
Death reason: euthanised: Accident trauma
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Boras Zoo, in Sweden

Date of arrival

1979-00-00Boras Zoo
from Kruger National Park

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History of updates2023-07-17

Latest document update2020-11-04 11:38:05
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† Ndogo is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1993-01-31 at Boras Zoo, in Sweden, . Official death reason described as Accident trauma.


Ndogo was born wild 1978 at Kruger National Park, captured 1979 , captured at KNP. and imported 1979

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During morning washing, suddenly both N Dogos frontlegs separated, and she fell down on her sternum, with the frontlegs in 90 angle straight out from the body. The veterinarians could not help her, and she was euthanised.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). Ndogo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Boras Zoo in Sweden. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 22 May 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1289. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Mia Rapp, Boras Zoo
  • Markus Svedin, Boras Zoo

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