Tembo an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Brookfield Zoo

☨ Tembo
ID nr:   SSP Number: 6 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 13 years old
Dead date: 1943-07-14
Death reason: disease: infection, digestive
Location:Brookfield Zoo
ArrivalBrookfield Zoo 1934-06-13
Born:* 1930 wild Tanzania
Capture: 1932,
Document updated2009-01-01: New elephant
2010-05-19: corrected prev. location
Arsali and Tembo (bought as a male) both arrived together at the Brookfield Zoo in May/June 1934.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Tembo, an African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) at Brookfield Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4492. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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