† Sandai is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Kolmarden Zoo, in Sweden, of euthanised in 2003-05-14. Official death reason described as Positive Elephant Elephant TB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) trunk-wash test, delivery problem. (see detailed list).
Sandai was born wild 1985. and imported 1987, ship from Saigon
Sandai was imported from Saigon Zoo to Usti nad Labem in 1987-06-18 with the name Sita. She was small and thin and in poor condition.
She was later transfered through Duisburg (where her name was changed) to Hagenbecks in Hamburg.
Together with the whole grup of elephants in Kolmarden she was infected with TBC shortly after her arrival in 2000. She became pregnant with the bull Brahma in Kolmarden Zoo, and efforts was made to save her baby, but without success, and she was euthanized, as well as the total group of elephants in Kolmarden.
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