Warren at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo

Male ♂ African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) Warren at Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo

† Warren
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Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ maybe about 9 years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 2017-09-08
Death reason: anesthesia:
Location:Omahas Henry Doorly Zoo
ArrivedOmahas Henry Doorly Zoo 2016-03-11
from Hlane National Park
Born:2008? wild in
Hlane National Park
Capture: 2016,
Document updated2018-03-13: name, dead
2016-05-10: The Oracle of Omaha now has another claim to fame: There’s an elephant named after him. After almost two months, the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium’s elephants finally have names, and one is a nod, presumably, to Warren Buffett.
2016-09-08: Warren was anesthetized to have a mold made of a cracked tusk, but died during the operation.

Sources, among others

  • http://www.omaha.com/living/zoo/omaha-zoo-elephants-now-have-names-and-one-of-them/article_c11bda20-1634-11e6-b217-5b2c905d4660.html
  • http://www.omaha.com/living/zoo/omaha-zoo-elephant-dies-during-procedure-to-repair-cracked-tusk/article_dd2a61ee-9402-11e7-a425-03db0f83980a.html

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