Tembo (Tempo) an African savanna elephant at Kolmarden Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Tembo (Tempo)  

Identification

Local id Number 3435

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 2 years old
Origin
Born:* 1972 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1973
Death
Dead date: 1974-11-27
Death reason: unknown: meningitis?
Locations
Present / last location:Kolmarden Zoo, in Sweden

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1973-04-18Kolmarden Zoo

Document updated2012-07-05: arrival date
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Description

† Tembo (Tempo) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Kolmarden Zoo, in Sweden, of from unknown reasons in 1974-11-27. Official death reason described as meningitis?. (see detailed list).

Origin


Tembo (Tempo) was born wild 1972, captured 1973 .


Comments / pictures

Death cause unknown, suspicion: meningitis, because of broken tusk?



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tembo (Tempo), an African savanna elephant at Kolmarden Zoo in Sweden. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2861. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Kolmarden Zoo records, Sven Mellgren

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  • Categories1974 deaths | 1972 births | 1973 captures | Elephants from Kolmarden Zoo | Sweden | African savanna elephants



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


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