unknown
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Tripoli Zoo in Libya

dead elephant ☨ ♀ unknown  dead elephant
Photo © <a href="http://www.kokholm.info">Jan Kokholm</a>
Photo © Jan Kokholm

Identification


Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Origin
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 2009
Death reason: unknown:
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Tripoli Zoo, in Libya

Date of arrival

Tripoli Zoo
Record history
History of updates2011-11-14: dead two years ago

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† unknown is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 2009 at Tripoli Zoo, in Libya, .

Origin


unknown was born wild .


Comments / pictures

No stolen elephant from the Tripoli Zoo! "It is patently untrue, Tripoli Zoo Director Anas Ali al-Aghab confirmed Sunday when the Toronto Star went knocking for answers. Tripoli’s last elephant, in fact, died two years ago of old age."

“It is really just a joke, I think. Tripoli is so full of rumours,” said Aghab. “But there’s nothing we can do about it. All we care about right now is caring for the animals until things become normal.”

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). unknown, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Tripoli Zoo in Libya. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 31 January 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4041. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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