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

Biography
dead elephant ☨ ♀ Shona  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 14 years old
Origin
Born:* 1990 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Death
Dead: 2004-12-08
Death reason: euthanised: Positive Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2003-03-29
(dead † 2004-12-09)
Pili EEP id: 200302?
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Boras Zoo, in Sweden

Date of arrival

1993-00-00Boras Zoo
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2023-07-17

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Shona is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2004-12-08 at Boras Zoo, in Sweden, . Official death reason described as Positive Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test.

Affiliated people

1: Dan Koehl (elephant keeper from 1997 to 1997)

Offspring


  1. (F) 2003-03-29 -- † 2004-12-09 Pili EEP id: 200302?


Origin

Shona was born wild 1990 at Kruger National Park.


Comments / pictures

2004: TBC positive with trunktest. Euthanized. Post mortem autopsy showed massive Pulmonary TB on post-mortem.

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). Shona, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Boras Zoo in Sweden. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 May 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=151. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel
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