Tembo
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
San Diego Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Tembo  dead elephant



Identification

SSP nr114

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 48 years old
Origin
Born:* 1971 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1973
Death
Dead: 2019-12-29
Death reason: euthanised:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:San Diego Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1983-05-03San Diego Zoo
from Carlisle Wild Animal Park

Record history
History of updates2009-08-24: Previous locations, Birth, Death, Text
2010-05-22: ASMP Nr, birth location

Latest document update2022-01-28 09:38:17
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† Tembo is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2019-12-29 at San Diego Zoo, in United States, .

Origin


Tembo was born wild 1971, captured 1973 .


Comments / pictures

2019-12-31: Tembo died Sunday after a sudden change in her condition prompted zoo staff to compassionately euthanize her.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Tembo, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at San Diego Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 February 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3353. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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