Oba
African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) at
Houston Zoo in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Oba  dead elephant

Identification

SSP nr367

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 4 years old
Origin
Born:* 1974 wild
Birth place:
Death
Dead: 1978-07-30
Death reason: disease: infection associated; digestive bacterial
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Houston Zoo, in United States

Date of arrival

1976-12-09Houston Zoo
from International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)

1976-00-00International Fertilizer and Chemical Company (Fred Zeehandelaar)
from Zoopark Okahandja (Walter Schulz)

Record history
History of updates2011-03-15: New elephant RE

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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Biography

† Oba is a dead Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), , who died 1978-07-30 at Houston Zoo, in United States, . Official death reason described as infection associated; digestive bacterial.

Origin


Oba was born wild 1974.

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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). Oba, African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana) located at Houston Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 18 January 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=6762. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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