Myntrik
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Peaugres Safaripark in France

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Myntrik  dead elephant

Identification

EEP nr9805

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Status:sick
Origin
Born:* 1984 wild
Birth place: in Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve)
Capture: 1987
Death
Dead: 2004-01-30
Death reason: euthanised: Positive Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Peaugres Safaripark, in France

Date of arrival

1998-07-13Peaugres Safaripark
from Boras Zoo

1998-05-26Boras Zoo
from Kolmarden Zoo

1987-02-21Kolmarden Zoo
from Wingst Baby Zoo

1985-00-00Wingst Baby Zoo
from Firma Ruhe

Firma Ruhe
from Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve)

Record history
History of updates2009-11-29: corr death date

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Myntrik is a dead sick Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2004-01-30 at Peaugres Safaripark, in France, . Official death reason described as Positive Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test.

Origin


Myntrik was born wild 1984 at Hwange National Park (Wankie game reserve), captured 1987 .


Comments / pictures

Myntrik brought Tuberculosis from Kolmarden Zoo to Boras Zoo and Peugres.

2004-12-08: Positive Tuberculosis Trunk-wash test

2004-01-31: TB on post mortem, confirmed by culture

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Myntrik, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Peaugres Safaripark in France. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 May 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=152. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Kolmarden Zoo records, Sven Mellgren
  • Elephants and Egotists by Patricia Sumerling
  • Peter Stolk, Netherlands
  • African Elephant Studbook, Europe Regional EEP
    by Amelia Terkel, Zoological center Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Israel
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Categories2004 deaths | 1984 births | Born in Zimbabwe | EEP | 1987 captures | Elephants from Peaugres Safaripark | France | African savanna elephants


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