Juno at National Elephant Center U.S.A.

† Juno
ID Number:   SSP Number: 196 - 
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 35 years old
Dead date: 2015-08-03
Death reason: disease: intestinal disease?
Location:National Elephant Center U.S.A.
ArrivedNational Elephant Center U.S.A. 2015-04-21
from Nashville Zoo
Nashville Zoo 2010-11-03
from Jackson Zoological Garden
Jackson Zoological Garden 1982-04-01
from Jurgen C. Schulz
Born:1980 wild South Africa
Capture: 1982,
Document updated2010-04-19:�New elephant
2010-11-10:�transfer
2017-02-01: dead
In 2008, Juno and Rosy were weighed on portable truck scales borrowed from the Mississippi Department of Transportation. 28 year old Juno weighed 8300 pounds while 37 year old Rosy weighed 8650 pounds.

Sources, among others

  • Brian Kohler
  • "Zoo Elephants Weigh In," WAPT.com, 2008
  • https://www.facebook.com/nashvillezoo/photos/a.10150093737510622.313127.97534520621/10153415898050622/?type=1&theater
  • http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/os-national-elephant-center-death-20150810-story.html

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