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African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Topeka Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Shannon  dead elephant


SSP nr426


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 37 years old
Born:* 1980 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1982
Dead: 2017-12-11
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Topeka Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

2016-08-24Topeka Zoo
from Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris)

1984-00-00Elephant Encounters (Bill Morris)
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Record history
History of updates2011-04-27: Previous locations, Birth, SSP RE
2018-02-28: transfer records, dead
2018-11-11: date arrival Topeka

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Shannon is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2017-12-11 at Topeka Zoo, in United States, .


Shannon was born wild 1980, captured 1982 .

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2017-12-11. The 5,500-pound animal, was found lying on her side for the second day in a row. The Topeka Fire Department used straps and other equipment to lift her to an upright position, but the animal expired, the zoo announced in a tweet at 11:06 a.m.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Shannon, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Topeka Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 10 June 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3099. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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