Watoto an African savanna elephant at Woodland Park Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Watoto  

Identification

SSP nr78

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 45 years old
Origin
Born:* 1969 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1971
Death
Dead date: 2014-08-22
Death reason: euthanised: collapsed
Locations
Present / last location:Woodland Park Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1971-07-01Woodland Park Zoo
from International Animal Exchange (Ferndale)

Document updated2009-07-11:
2011-04-26: Previous locations, SSP, Management RE
2016-01-22: death
2018-03-13: reason of death: euthanised
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Description

† Watoto is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Woodland Park Zoo, in United States, of euthanised in 2014-08-22. Official death reason described as collapsed. (see detailed list).

Origin


Watoto was born wild 1969, captured 1971 .


Comments / pictures

Watoto was orginally imported from Kenya in 1971 as an orphan from the wild. Her name is Swahili for "children".

News article: R&R for an ailing African elephant at zoo. Watoto has colic; barn closed for peace and quiet



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Watoto, an African savanna elephant at Woodland Park Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=4753. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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  • Categories2014 deaths | 1969 births | Born in Kenya | 1971 captures | Elephants from Woodland Park Zoo | United States | African savanna elephants



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