Sikkim an African savanna elephant at Osnabruck Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Sikkim  

Identification

EEP nr20046

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 28 years old
Origin
Born:* 1979 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead date: 2007-07-17
Death reason: euthanised: joint problems
Locations
Present / last location:Osnabruck Zoo, in Germany

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2003-08-19Osnabruck Zoo
from Circus Giovanni Althoff

Document updated2017-01-08: link
2020-10-13: Changed arrival from 1981 to 1980
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Description

† Sikkim is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Osnabruck Zoo, in Germany, of euthanised in 2007-07-17. Official death reason described as joint problems. (see detailed list).

Origin


Sikkim was born wild 1979.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sikkim, an African savanna elephant at Osnabruck Zoo in Germany. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=197. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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