Penny an African savanna elephant at Abilene Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Penny  

Identification

SSP nr350

Description

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 11 years old
Origin
Born:* 1970 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1971
Death
Dead date: 1981-02-24
Death reason: euthanised: musculoskeletal trauma
Locations
Present / last location:Abilene Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

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

Document updated2011-04-26: New elephant RE
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Description

† Penny is a dead Female ♀ African savanna elephant, (Loxodonta africana), who died at Abilene Zoo, in United States, of euthanised in 1981-02-24. Official death reason described as musculoskeletal trauma. (see detailed list).

Origin


Penny was born wild 1970, captured 1971 .



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Penny, an African savanna elephant at Abilene Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 June 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7247. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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