Selengai at Tsavo National Park

† Selengai
ID Number:
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 9 years old
Dead date: 2012-10-02,
Death reason: poached:
Location:Tsavo National Park
ArrivedTsavo National Park
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba 2004-06-18
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery 2003-03-21
from
Born:2003-03-00 wild
Capture: 2003, Sosian Ranch Laikipia
Document updated2012-10-21: dead, poached
Selengai's body was discovered on the 4th October 2012, already in a state of decay, rotting from within from the effects of the poison, which is sometimes dipped into sulphuric acid to render it more lethal. She probably died on the 2nd

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