Tshombe
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Randall Moore in Botswana

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Tshombe  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr504

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown age
Origin
Born:* 1965 wild
Birth place: in Kruger National Park
Capture: 1967
Death
Dead:
Death reason: disease: salmonella poisoning in Kenya
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Randall Moore, in Botswana

Date of arrival

1980-00-00Randall Moore
from Eloise Berchtold

1968-00-00Eloise Berchtold
from Kruger National Park

Record history
History of updates2011-06-11: SSP, Death RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Tshombe is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died at Randall Moore, in Botswana, . Official death reason described as salmonella poisoning in Kenya.

Origin


Tshombe was born wild 1965 at Kruger National Park, captured 1967 .


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Contradictory records:

The North American Regional Studbook for the African Elephants lists Tshombe's cause of death as "died in transit."

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Tshombe, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Randall Moore in Botswana. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 8 February 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3555. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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Categories1965 births | 1967 captures | Elephants from Randall Moore | Botswana | African savanna elephants


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