Shara an African savanna elephant at Detroit Zoo

☨ Shara
ID nr:   SSP Number: 319 - 
Species: African savanna elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀ 14 years old
Dead date: 1969-03-05
Death reason: disease: infection associated; respiratory bacterial
Location:Detroit Zoo
ArrivalDetroit Zoo 1956-06-27 from Firma Ruhe
Born:* 1955 wild
Document updated2011-03-15: New elephant RE
2013-04-13: Arrival date RE

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Koehl, D., (2020). Shara, an African savanna at Detroit Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 27 October 2020 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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