Christy at Brookfield Zoo

† Christy
ID Number:   SSP Number: 203 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 29 years old
Dead date: 2009-12-22
Death reason: euthanised: kidney failure
Location:Brookfield Zoo
ArrivedBrookfield Zoo 1984-12-07 from Tom Smart
Tom Smart 1982-10-27
from
Born:1980 wild South Africa
Capture: 1982,
Document updated2009-01-01: Previous locations, SSP, Management, Birth, Source
2009-12-23: death
Necropsy findings concluded that Christy had a structurally abnormal right kidney, roughly one-tenth the size of a normal kidney, as well as an enlarged left ureter--non-treatable conditions most consistent with congenital defects.

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