Tembo an African savanna elephant at San Diego Zoo

☨ Tembo
ID nr:   SSP Number: 114 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Dead date: 2019-12-29
Death reason: euthanised:
Location:San Diego Zoo
ArrivalSan Diego Zoo 1983-05-03
from Carlisle Wild Animal Park
Born:* 1971 wild Uganda
Capture: 1973 ,
Document updated2012-04-06
2019-12-31: Tembo died Sunday after “a sudden change” in her condition prompted zoo staff to “compassionately euthanize her.”

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Koehl, D., (2020). Tembo, an African savanna at San Diego Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 26 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3353. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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