Misha an African savanna elephant at Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo)


 ☨ ♀ Misha  
Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 27 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (389)
Origin
Born:* 1981 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1982
Death
Dead date: 2008-09-09
Death reason: euthanised: because of declining health
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 2003-03-21
(dead † 2003-03-21)
stillborn SSP id: 523
Locations
Present / last location:Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo), in United States

Date of Arrival

2005-04-22Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo)
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)

Document updated2012-05-24: Previous locations RE
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Description

† Misha is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo), in United States, euthanised in 2008-09-09, because of declining health(see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 2003-03-21 -- † 2003-03-21 stillborn SSP id: 523

Origin


Misha was born wild 1981, captured 1982 .


Comments / pictures

2004: Misha knocked down zookeeper Patrick Chapple with her trunk, then gored him through the back and abdomen.



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Misha, an African savanna at Hogle Zoo (Salt City Zoo) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 5 December 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=444. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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