71 an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)

☨ 71
ID Number:   SSP Number: 243 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 26 years old
Dead date: 2008-09-19
Death reason: disease: chronic pancreatitis
Location:Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
ArrivalPerforming Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS) 2002-11-00
from Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) 1986-08-01
from University of Florida veterinary hospital
University of Florida veterinary hospital
from Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)
Born:* 1982 wild
Document updated2013-05-08: transfer date
2013-05-08: youtube film
2013-06-05: prev location
Named 71 for the tag number she was assigned when captured as a baby.

1986: According to PAWS, when she arrived at PAWS in 1986, 71 was malnourished and chronically sick. Handlers had to sleep with her and bottle feed her until she could eat on her own.


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Koehl, D., (2020). 71, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 1 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1751. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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