Misha an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo)

☨ Misha
ID nr:   SSP Number: 389 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 27 years old
Dead date: 2008-09-09
Death reason: euthanised: because of declining health
Location:Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo)
ArrivalHogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo) 2005-04-22
from Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Six Flags Marine World)
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Six Flags Marine World) 1986-00-00
from Marine World Africa (Redwood shores)
Marine World Africa (Redwood shores) 1983-08-03
from Happy Hollow Zoo (San Jose Zoological Gardens)
Born:* 1981 wild South Africa
Capture: 1982,
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 2003-03-21 -- † 2003-03-21 stillborn, SSP nr: 523
Document updated2012-05-24: Previous locations RE
2004: Misha knocked down zookeeper Patrick Chapple with her trunk, then gored him through the back and abdomen.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Misha, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=444. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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