Samson
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Tsavo National Park in Kenya

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Samson  dead elephant

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 1953 wild
Birth place: in Tsavo National Park
Death
Dead:
Death reason: euthanised: poisoned from distance by poachers with akokanthera arrow poison
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tsavo National Park, in Kenya

Date of arrival

1954-00-00Tsavo National Park
from DSWT Voi

1954-00-00DSWT Voi
from Tsavo National Park

Record history
History of updates2021-02-22

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Samson is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Tsavo National Park, in Kenya, . Official death reason described as poisoned from distance by poachers with akokanthera arrow poison.

Origin


Samson was born wild 1953 at Tsavo National Park.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Samson, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2491. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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