Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Lota  dead elephant


SSP nr162


Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 53 years old
Born:* 1952 wild
Birth place:
Dead: 2005-02-10
Death reason: disease: Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States

Date of arrival

2004-11-17Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES)
from Hawthorn Corporation

1990-11-27Hawthorn Corporation
from Milwaukee County Zoo

1954-05-22Milwaukee County Zoo
from Nehru Zoological Park

Record history
History of updates2009-10-08: Previous locations, Birth, Death, SSP, Text RE
2011-05-02: Photo RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Lota is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 2005-02-10 at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES), in United States, . Official death reason described as Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).


Lota was born wild 1952.

Comments / pictures

Photo: "Milwaukee County Zoo Photographs" at ShowMe Elephants

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). Lota, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Tennessee Elephant Sanctuary (TES) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 6 December 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1466. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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