Hazel (Sapphire) an African savanna elephant at Knoxville Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Hazel (Sapphire)  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (35)
Origin
Born:* 1960 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1962
Death
Dead date: 1980-12-10
Death reason: disease: infection associated, generalized viral; buried
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1978-05-16
(dead † 1986-03-25)
Hillery SSP id: 171
Locations
Present / last location:Knoxville Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1974-03-14Knoxville Zoo
from Memphis Zoo
Memphis Zoo 1966-06-12
from International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)

Document updated2008-12-25: Previous locations, SSP, Birth, Death
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Description

† Hazel (Sapphire) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Knoxville Zoo, in United States, of disease in 1980-12-10. Official death reason described as infection associated, generalized viral; buried. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 1978-05-16 -- † 1986-03-25 Hillery SSP id: 171

Origin


Hazel (Sapphire) was born wild 1960, captured 1962 .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Hazel (Sapphire), an African savanna at Knoxville Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 19 January 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3669. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA

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