† Shani (Kate, Katie, Kati) is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1994-07-13 at Erie Zoo ( Glenwood Park Zoo ), in United States, . Official death reason described as Gastrointestinal problems.
Shani (Kate, Katie, Kati) was born wild 1979, captured 1981 .
"I worked there when Shani the African elephant died. The Erie Zoo staff and the city itself grieved like a family. Her GI tract just shut down over the period of a week and Necropsy
was inconclusive. She was either 11 or 12 years old at the time of her death. She was a beautiful elephant and loved very much" //Kris Hopkins, State College
Shani only resided at the Baton Rouge Zoo for a day before her transfer to the Erie Zoo in Michigan.
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