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

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Alport  dead elephant


SSP nr27


Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 49 years old
Born:* 1958 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1959
Dead: 2007-11-02
Death reason: disease: ligament injury
Locations - owners
Present / last location:San Antonio Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1962-09-01San Antonio Zoo
from Baumberge

Record history
History of updates2009-03-03:�Previous locations, SSP, Birth RE
2010-01-17:�Previous locations, Text RE
2013-07-11: Link RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Alport is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2007-11-02 at San Antonio Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as ligament injury.


Alport was born wild 1958, captured 1959 .

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In December 1992, a keeper was leading Ginny, Lucky and Alport to the elephant exhibit when Ginny attacked and killed the man. The elephant program made the transition to protected contact.

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Alport, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at San Antonio Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 January 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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