Iringa an African savanna elephant at Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)


 ☨ ♀ Iringa  

Identification

SSP nr347

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 47 years old
Origin
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1971
Death
Dead date: 2016-07-22
Death reason: euthanised: degenerative joint and foot disease
Locations
Present / last location:Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS), in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2013-10-21Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS)
from Toronto Zoo
Toronto Zoo 1974-11-01
from International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)

Document updated2008-12-25: Management
2013-10-21:�transfer
2017-01-23: dead
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Description

† Iringa is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS), in United States, of euthanised in 2016-07-22. Official death reason described as degenerative joint and foot disease. (see detailed list).

Origin


Iringa was born wild 1969, captured 1971 .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Iringa, an African savanna elephant at Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2099. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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  • Categories2016 deaths | 1969 births | Born in Mozambique | 1971 captures | Elephants from Performing Animal Welfare Society / ARK 2000 (PAWS) | United States | African savanna elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-10-18 06:25:24


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