Sultana an African savanna elephant at Bronx Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Sultana  

Identification

SSP nr305

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 14 years old
Status:foot problems
Origin
Born:* 1905 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1907?
Death
Dead date: 1919-12-27
Death reason: euthanised: foot problemss?
Locations
Present / last location:Bronx Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1907-06-25Bronx Zoo
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Document updated2011-04-26: Birth, Death, SSP RE
2011-06-11: SSP RE
2012-09-29: removed alternative name (Sudana) seems this was an error.
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Description

† Sultana is a dead foot problems Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Bronx Zoo, in United States, of euthanised in 1919-12-27. Official death reason described as foot problemss?. (see detailed list).

Origin


Sultana was born wild 1905. and imported 1907?



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Sultana, an African savanna elephant at Bronx Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 May 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2452. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, EEG: Haufellner, Kurt, Schilfarth, Schweiger
  • Richard Chiger

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  • Categories1919 deaths | 1905 births | Born in Sudan | 1907 imports | Elephants from Bronx Zoo | United States | African savanna elephants



    This document was updated: 2020-10-23 12:55:38


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