Chip an African savanna elephant at Caldwell Zoo


 ☨ ♂ Chip  

Identification

SSP nr162

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 24 years old
Origin
Born:* 1978 wild
Birth place:
Imported:1982?
Death
Dead date: 2002-03-06
Death reason: unknown: Infection associated unknown after autopsy
Locations
Present / last location:Caldwell Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1982-12-01Caldwell Zoo
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Document updated2008-12-08
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Description

† Chip is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Caldwell Zoo, in United States, of from unknown reasons in 2002-03-06. Official death reason described as Infection associated unknown after autopsy. (see detailed list).

Origin


Chip was born wild 1978. and imported 1982?



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Chip, an African savanna elephant at Caldwell Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4394. (archived at the Wayback machine)


Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Ryan Easley, USA

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